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[UK] China lung cancer on rise, smog suspected - China Daily

said lung cancer was rising rapidly in groups not normally susceptible to the disease, including women and non-smokers, suggesting that smoking was not responsible for the increase... An estimated 300 million Chinese people are smokers, but the paper sai
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 17:37
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Smoking during pregnancy in the United States, 2005–2014: The role of depression

Over the past decade, smoking during pregnancy has increased among women experiencing a major depressive episode and is over four times more common among pregnant women with, than without, MDE. Disparities in smoking during pregnancy by MDE status and so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 9, 2017 14:21
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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Fertility, Sex Drive, And Fitness: How Smoking Affects Your Health In More Ways Than One

These chemicals are highly damaging to the body’s blood circulation, resulting in constricted blood vessels and reduced oxygen levels throughout the body. So, it’s no surprise that for many cigarette smokers, the nasty habitual effects can be damaging fo
GirlTalkHQ
added Aug 9, 2017 14:25
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[UK] Smokefree pregnancies ‘on the up’ thanks to Mums2Be Smokefree

Somerset mums are having healthier pregnancies and ‘smokefree’ lives thanks to the support they receive during and after their pregnancy. Last year was a record breaking year for the Mums2Be Smokefree service (M2Bs), with 504 women using the Somerset Co
Somerset County Council (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:02
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[UK] Woman fined just hours before giving birth for discarding cigarette butt

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fined £75 for dropping her cigarette butt outside hospital just hours before giving birth has said the fine was “a bit extreme.” Andrew Smith was outside the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Ho
Burnley Today (Burnley Express) (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:49
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Review: ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ Means a Night Out Without the Kids

These mothers just want a night off for boozy shenanigans and some smoking in the girls’ room, which, of course, leads to harmless karaoke antics, mild flirtations, an Instagram faux pas and pot-induced paranoia.
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2017 01:04
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Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women

Researchers followed more than 65,000 women, average age 68, participating in a larger health study. ...Gum disease was associated with an overall 14 percent increased risk for cancer, and a 12 percent increase even in women who never smoked.
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:00
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