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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

Lower expression of nuclear ER-β in women supports the estrogen hypothesis in lung cancer etiology. Increasing cytoplasmic ER-α and ER-β and decreasing PR protein expression may be mechanisms whereby smoking disrupts hormone pathways.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jul 13, 2018 13:09
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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Vaping May Not Be As Safe For Women As They Think

So for the time being, the public is approaching vaping as basically healthy. Is this the right choice? At least for women, it may not be. The purpose of vaping is to deliver nicotine into the body as an inhaled vapor. This eliminates the tar that is in
Equities.com
added Jul 16, 2018 14:45
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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[UK] Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say. Children born in 197
Reuters
added Jul 11, 2018 20:06
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Quitting Smoking? Even a Little Exercise Can Help You Stay Slim

But a new study involving older women might help change that: It found that for those who quit, even a bit of exercise helped keep the pounds at bay. "Being active after quitting smoking was found to reduce weight gain, regardless of the amount of physic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2018 19:01
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SMOKING MAPPED: These are the worst places for smoking in the UK

BRITAIN'S worst towns for smoking have been revealed – and people in the poorest areas are four times more likely to light up than those in the richest./the local authority with the highest rate of male smokers is Rossendale in Lancashire, with 33.1% of
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:58
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STUDY SHOWS INCREASING STILLBIRTH RISK OF MOMS-TO-BE WHO SMOKE, DRINK

Women who drank alcohol and smoked during pregnancy had an almost three times higher risk of stillbirth compared with women who completely abstained from these behaviours. Experts at Stellenbosch University (SU) involved in a new international study foun
MFA NEWS
added Jul 9, 2018 13:48
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Prevalence and Correlates of Snuff Use, and its Association With Tuberculosis, Among Women Living With HIV in South Africa

A high proportion of nonsmoking South African women living with HIV use snuff, which was a risk factor for TB. Additional research is needed to understand the relationship between snuff, TB, and other potential health risks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:07
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