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Air pollution tied to preterm births in China

Chinese mothers who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy may be more likely to deliver preterm infants than women who live where the air is cleaner, a recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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[Colorado] Aurora smoking ban could soon become law

Our partners at Denver7 reported that five 13-year-old girls have been hoping to change the smoking laws in Aurora and secure the Silver Award, the second highest Girl Scouts honor. During Monday night's City Council meeting, the ordinance passed unani
KRDO TV 13 (Colorado Springs, CO)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts win 1st round at Aurora city hall in making it illegal to smoke inside cars with minors

An ordinance proposed by local Girl Scout troop outlawing smoking cigarettes in cars carrying children got initial approval Monday night from Aurora City Council, but not before a lengthy amendment process and lively debate. The troop’s ordinance seeks t
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts celebrate as Aurora smoking ban poised to become law

Five 13-year-old girls were on a mission to secure the coveted Silver Award— the second highest Girl Scouts honor. The project Troop 60789 took on to achieve that goal, took on a life of its own. “We didn't expect it to be big at all. We thought it wou
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jan 23, 2018 22:35
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[Asia, India] How smoking affects reproductive health of men and women

Mr Amol Naikawadi, Preventive Healthcare specialist, Indus Health Plus shares few shocking facts about smoking and infertility in both men and women. # 1. According to a research, smoking a single cigarette release around 7000 chemicals in the body. The
The Health Site (in)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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Smokers who take the pill cut their ovarian cancer risk by 66%: The extra hormones offset the damage of cigarettes, study finds

Birth control pills greatly reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer in smokers, according to a new study. The long-term use of oral contraceptives was associated with a 40 percent reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer overall, and a 66 percent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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Smoking and Women

In the Jazz Age, flappers wielded foot-long cigarette holders as emblems of panache and independence. During World War II, monthly ads with Chesterfield cigarette girls featured such stars as Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth. Twenty years later, the U.S. S
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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Smoking and the Fetus

It's not a choice to make lightly. Smoking throughout pregnancy doubles the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or have a low birth weight. Smoking also more than doubles the risk that an infant will die during, shortly after, or shortly before
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers

The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers, and the effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently, a new study found.
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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Modification of the Associations Between Duration of Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian, Endometrial, Breast, and Colorectal Cancers

Long-term OC use is consistently associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk across lifestyle factors. We observed the greatest risk reductions for endometrial cancer among women at risk for chronic diseases (ie, smokers, obese BMI). Oral contraceptive us
JAMA Oncology
added Jan 23, 2018 14:39
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