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[UK] Mums-to-be in the south west are risking their babies lives by smoking, report finds

MORE THAN one in ten mums-to-be in the south west are risking premature birth, cot death, breathing and heart complications in their babies by continuing to smoke during pregnancy, a report has revealed. NHS statistics released to coincide with National
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:39

[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40

[Asia] Meet 89-year-old Shen, China's longest-serving lawmaker

To prove that women and men should be equally treated, Shen organized a manuring contest. Women won as many men paused to smoke. As a result, Shen and other women won equal pay.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12

[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco use and illness on rise among women, girls

An estimated 13 million women in 37 sub-Saharan countries use tobacco in various ways, including snuff, which is common in South Africa. Moeti, who was speaking at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, said enforcing existing tobacco control la
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:32

Girl Scouts help pass anti-smoking law in Colorado

A city in Colorado has passed an antismoking law that was drafted by a group of Girl Scouts who wanted to combat secondhand smoke. Adults are no longer allowed to smoke in cars with minors in Aurora, Colo.
New York Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 15:55

Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47

More Indians are being diagnosed with lung cancer, and it’s not because they’re smoking

This suggests a link with air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, experts say. “The number of non-smokers with lung cancer is going up by 30 to 40 per cent. There could be other factors like obesity or drinking, but what is glaring is air pollution,” sa
ThePrint (in)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:40

[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51
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[Africa, South Africa] Rise in deaths in women from second-hand smoking

Nearly 600000 women died in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period, said the Atlas,... A recent South African study of two communities in the Western Cape found that over a third of the pregnant women in Mbekweni township - 200 o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:31
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