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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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HASSETT-WALKER: When smoking was a feminist act

Four decades later...Virginia Slims cigarettes told women, “You’ve come a long way, baby.”... Women have striven for the freedom to chart their own path. For some, smoking is part of that. And they shouldn’t be judged for it any more than men are.
Washington Post
added Oct 4, 2018 16:06
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help

Limited but accumulating research indicates that smoking may slightly increase breast cancer risk, particularly long-term, heavy smoking and among women who start smoking before their first pregnancy.
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2018 18:08
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Childhood secondhand smoke exposure tied to arthritis in adulthood

Women exposed to secondhand smoke as children may be more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than people who didn’t breathe cigarette fumes growing up, a French study suggests.
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:06
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[Malaysia] Socioeconomic Differences In Smoking And Cessation Across a Period Of Rapid Economic Growth in an Upper-Middle-Income Country

This study found a trend of an increasingly higher smoking prevalence among the poor and higher cessation rates among the rich. With the exception of younger women in Peninsular Malaysia, the socioeconomic gradient in current smoking is concentrated amon
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:19
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An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

The high level of awareness of health risks associated with tobacco use and SHS exposure and the high exposure to anti-tobacco messaging are community-level strengths that can proactively be built on to prevent the projected disease burden associated wit
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:51
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[UK] Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women with one in ten linked to weight by 2035, charity's report finds

Obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women within 25 years, experts warn. A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases – around 23,000 a year – will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:27
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[UK] Thousands of British women are dying too young because they 'try to drink, eat and smoke like men', with many developing diabetes, heart disease and cancer

Cancer Research UK said lung cancer rates are still peaking among women, years after they fell for men. This is because many women in the UK took up smoking in the 1960s and 1970s – but were slower to give up when men started kicking the habit a few dec
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:00
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Intersection of e-cigarette use and gender on transitions in cigarette smoking status: Findings across waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study

Findings identify e-cigarettes as a potential aid for smoking cessation, but also as a potential risk for smoking relapse in men only. Overall, women were less likely to quit smoking, and e-cigarette use did not impact their ability to quit or to stay qu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 26, 2018 15:40
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Intersection of e-cigarette use and gender on transitions in cigarette smoking status: Findings across waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study

Findings identify e-cigarettes as a potential aid for smoking cessation, but also as a potential risk for smoking relapse in men only. Overall, women were less likely to quit smoking, and e-cigarette use did not impact their ability to quit or to stay qu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 23, 2018 18:45
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