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[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56
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Vitamin C may reduce harm to infants' lungs caused by smoking during pregnancy

Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medi
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2018 16:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24
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[UK] How many pregnant women smoke in your town? Map reveals expectant mothers in North East Lincolnshire are 11 times more likely to have the bad habit than those in London

NHS figures have named and shamed the areas where the most expectant mothers are guilty of smoking cigarettes. Around a quarter of mothers-to-be in North East Lincolnshire are known smokers - with similar rates in Blackpool and Mansfield. In compariso
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:51
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Pediatric Office Delivery of Smoking Cessation Assistance for Breast-Feeding Mothers

. This study shows that breast feeding was positively associated with desirable tobacco control outcomes, specifically that breast feeding was associated with a lower likelihood of smoking among ever smokers and a greater likelihood of recently quitting s
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 8, 2018 20:39
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Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. Approximately 15 percent of children in the study tested
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:34
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[UK] Statistics on Women's Smoking Status at Time of Delivery, England - Quarter 2, 2018-19

Key Facts / 10.5% of women known to be smokers at time of delivery / Similar to 10.4% in Q1 2018/19, and above the current national ambition of 6% or less. / 31 out of 195 CCGs met the national ambition of 6% or less
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:56
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[UK] Stressful jobs, frantic lifestyles, cigarettes, wine o’clock - As experts say women will soon have the same life expectancy as men: Does equality mean women are dying younger?

For many women, smoking and drinking have become markers of liberation Biological differences between the sexes mean habits can hit women harder / Anita Brown, 47, was given a terminal diagnoses for bladder cancer in 2016 She believes it was caused b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:34
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Cancer Society reports differences in cancer rates among Asian Americans

Chinese women are particularly susceptible to lung cancer. Their risk factors are unknown being that this group is less likely to smoke than other groups. The report suggests that causes of lung cancer could include secondhand smoke, genetic susceptibili
Patient Daily
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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