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VIDEO: Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

"All of a sudden within the last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnosed with lung cancer than men," Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, told CBS News. "We really don't know why this is and we are
CBS News.com
added May 23, 2018 22:50
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease

Dr Levy:Yes. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added May 23, 2018 21:57
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Mom-to-Be's Pot Use Tied to Changes in Baby's Size, Behavior

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy has been linked to smaller weights and irritable behavior in infants, new research suggests. And if a pregnant woman smokes tobacco along with marijuana, the effects on the baby are even worse, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:34
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Tobacco, Health and the Law Professor Vernellia R. Randall: Lesson 04 Targeting of Children, Women and Minorities

University of Dayton
added May 18, 2018 16:51
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[UK] MAJORITY OF WOMEN FIND SMOKERS UNATTRACTIVE, SURVEY CLAIMS

Out of those surveyed, 57 per cent were nonsmokers, 24.3 per cent smoked and 18.7 per cent were vape-users. When asked to explain why participants wouldn’t date a smoker, ninety-one per cent of people blamed the smell of cigarette smoke while 75 per cent
The Independent (uk)
added May 18, 2018 14:12
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[UK] MOST women find smokers unattractive - and would rather likely to date an e-cigarette user (but men don't care either way), survey finds

A survey found that 56 percent of women would not date someone who smokes However, this number decreased to 46 percent who said they would not date someone who vapes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2018 05:08
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Police Are Fining Parents $100 For Smoking With Their Kid In The Car, & Twitter Is Divided

The Virginia Beach Police Department recently tweeted a warning to parents after they issued a driver a $100 ticket for smoking with their kid in the car, and the comment section is bustling with some pretty lively debate. According to Scary Mommy, the ci
Romper
added May 18, 2018 05:08
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[UK] Figures coming down as midwife targets pregnant smokers in Telford

Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:50
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COPD More Prevalent in Women and Affects Them Differently Than Men, Report Finds

most recently in the news for taking the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Last fall, researchers gathered for 2 days to discuss and explore research needs and opportunities related to the impact of female sex and gender on lung and sleep health mai
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2018 21:22
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