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[India] '40% of tobacco consumers in Bihar are women'

According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey-2010, 40% of the tobacco consumers in the state are women! The state has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of tobacco consumers after five smaller states, including Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya
Times of India
added Mar 10, 2013 14:34

America’s Health Deficit: Dying From Policy Neglect

Echoing findings of earlier studies that have shown falling life expectancy for women in these areas, these authors see a link to smoking and lack of education, plus a pervasive problem in the South and the West. These findings underscore the need for “i
Health Affairs (ca)
added Mar 5, 2013 19:54

[Ireland] Women who smoke 'at greater risk of HPV infection'

RESEARCH FUNDED BY the Irish Cancer Society shows that women who smoke are at greater risk of contracting a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
The (ie)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:50

[California] Open Windows, Lower Risk for Preterm Birth: Study

published online and in the April issue of the American Journal of Public Health, researchers questioned more than 1,760 mothers in Los Angeles about the quality of air in their home while they were pregnant. They were asked about their exposure to second
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 17:26

[Australia] DAVIES: Pregnant women who smoke are easy targets for the morality police

''This judgment of Chrissie Swan is ridiculous! Stop policing women's bodies and shaming them over every damn thing. Run your own body!'' tweeted @jevoislafemme.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 6, 2013 20:39

AUDIO: Female Smokers Face Greater Risk Than Previously Thought : Shots - Health News

"The group of women that started smoking seriously in and around 1960 can be followed up only now — fully five decades later — to understand what are the full consequences of smoking among women," Jha tells Shots.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 25, 2013 13:18

Women Catch Up With Men On Smoking Death Risks

A new study suggests there has been a sharp rise in the number of smoking-related illnesses among the female population.
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 25, 2013 12:25

[Spain] Impact of a Partial Smoke-Free Legislation on Myocardial Infarction Incidence, Mortality and Case-Fatality in a Population-Based Registry: The REGICOR Study

The 2006 Spanish partial smoke-free legislation was associated with a decrease in population AMI incidence and mortality, particularly in women, in people aged 65–74 years, and in passive smokers. These results clarify the association between AMI mortali
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:38

Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent

have carried out a study to assess the impact of the partial smoke-free legislation passed in 2006 on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Girona and observed it has dropped 11%. This decrease has been noticed especially among w
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 24, 2013 11:36

[Pakistan] APWA, Pfizer organise anti-smoking play

All Pakistan Women Association (APWA) in collaboration with Pfizer organised a theater play entitled ‘Zehreela Dhuwan’ with Sheema Kirmani, featuring smoking prevention and cessation in women here at APWA Auditorium on Saturday evening.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:47
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