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[New York] Lung cancer isn't limited to smokers

Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye's death from lung cancer Thursday highlights a key misconception... Radon gas, air pollution, secondhand smoke and cancer-causing materials in some workplaces are also known causes. Older non-smokers are at higher risk than
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 9, 2016 11:39
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Gum disease linked to breast cancer risk in older women

Middle-aged and older women with gum disease are slightly more likely than those without gum problems to develop breast cancer, suggests a new study. The risk increase was most pronounced for women with gum disease who smoked cigarettes or had quit withi
Reuters
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55
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[Africa, Uganda] She Cranes are anti-tobacco ambassadors

She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
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Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

"It's well established that smoking and breathing in secondhand smoke are harmful for both mother and baby. Our study adds to the existing evidence base of the negative and longstanding impacts of maternal smoking," said study author Maria Hagnas, of the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2015 20:03
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[UK] ARNOTT: Every nurse can help to stub out smoking

Every healthcare professional who comes into contact with a smoker can make a difference by encouraging them to quit. It might feel like this is a waste of time or isn’t a priority, but we know these conversations make a difference. If we all play our pa
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:47
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[UK] Higher taxes on cigarettes stop babies DYING: Every $1 increase saves two infants each day, by stopping pregnant women smoking

The reason charging more for cigarettes can help save the lives of babies is because rising tobacco costs helps convince people to stop – rather than start – smoking. Higher cigarette taxes discourages women from smoking during pregnancy, and as a resul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:20
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Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths

higher tobacco prices in the United States could save hundreds of infant lives every year by discouraging more women from smoking during and after pregnancy. Specifically, researchers said that each $1 per pack increase in the overall tobacco tax rate ov
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 1, 2015 19:09
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[UK] University of Bristol Passive smoking is associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight

But what if a mother doesn’t smoke but lives with someone who does? New research by academics from the University of Bristol has found women exposed to passive smoking, on average, deliver their babies earlier and with lower birth weights compared to unex
University of Bristol (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:42
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Presence of an epigenetic signature of prenatal cigarette smoke exposure in childhood ☆

Striking concordance was found between the pattern of prenatal smoking associated DNAm among preschool aged children in SEED and those observed at birth in other studies. These DNAm changes appear to be tobacco-specific. Support vector machine classificat
Environmental Research
added Nov 23, 2015 16:52
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Blood from small children 'remembers' prenatal smoking exposure

The findings, published online in the journal Environmental Research, offer strong evidence that environmental exposures that go as far back as the womb may continue to remain in the body and potentially affect someone's health for years after birth. The
EurekAlert
added Nov 23, 2015 16:50
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