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Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46
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Are Women More Susceptible To Secondhand Smoke Exposure Than Men?

Licensed clinical psychologist Alicia Clark, PsyD, tells Yahoo Health that women can have difficulty speaking up when their needs are in conflict with those of someone they love, as is often the case when smokers and non-smokers live together. “Women are
Yahoo!
added Jul 14, 2015 10:55
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[Africa] Where are the women in Uganda’s boardrooms?

Dr. Maggie Kigozi sits on several corporate boards. Among others, she is a non-executive director at British American Tobacco and Crown Beverages. Her rise in the corporate boardrooms is attributed to hard work, networking, influence, enterprise and suc
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 13:01
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[UK] Cancer rates in women have increase THREE times faster than in men over the last 10 years

Lung cancer rates in males were 50.8 per cent higher in the North East of England (116.7 cases per 100,000 males) compared with the South East (77.4 cases per 100,000 males). They were also double that of women in the North East (102.2 cases per 100,000
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 13:40
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Smoking cessation weight gain quantified

analysed data from 63,403 quitters and 388,432 continuing smokers and found that people who quit smoking gained an average of 4.1 kg weight over about five years, which is 2.6 kg greater than the gain in continuing smokers. They found the amount of diffe
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:26
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Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 9, 2015 13:15
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Can't resist a cigarette with your drink? Blame your mother! Gorging on junk food during pregnancy 'can shape child's taste for nicotine and alcohol', experts warn

If she gorges on junk food, it seems to change her child’s brain, programming it to enjoy the combination of the two vices. The experiments were done on rats but the New York researchers believe they help why so many of us light to light up while having
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:14
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[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24
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[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43
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Pollution May Age the Brain

They used data recorded at monitoring sites on exposure to PM 2.5 — tiny particulate matter that easily penetrates the lungs. Each increase of 3.49 micrograms per cubic centimeter cumulative exposure to pollutants was associated with a 6.23 cubic centime
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 22, 2015 16:16
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