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[Australia] GUNDERMAN: Smoking rates in US have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

Although cigarette marketing has declined considerably since its heyday, the timeliness of its lessons remains undiminished....So long as there is money to be made in moving such merchandise, it seems, someone will be on hand with a battery of techniques
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:31

[Australia] The smoking statistics that will SHOCK you: How a third of teenagers and one in two Aboriginal women are puffing their way through pregnancy

One in 10 mothers across Australia smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy in 2015, according to recently released Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data. The proportion of women who smoked during the first half of their pregnancy was hig
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2018 08:55

[Australia] Woman 'bashed' for smoking in carpark

Emma Martin, a disability pensioner, was in the carpark of her Southport apartment building with a female friend when the two women were approached by a fellow resident, Nine News reported. The neighbour, identified by Nine News as Rewi Borell, argued t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:44

Tobacco during pregnancy increases baby's obesity risk: Scientists reveal link for the first time as health officials warn vapes may drive young women to nicotine addiction and cigarettes

hammers home the dangers by revealing, for the first time, evidence that combustible cigarettes increase levels of a fat-fueling protein in a woman's unborn baby. The discovery sheds fresh light on a phenomenon that has been identified in previous resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:47

Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43

Smoking during pregnancy increases the likelihood of your baby becoming obese

Smoking during pregnancy increases the chance that your baby will become obese. New research published in Experimental Physiology examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using tissue which is normally discarded following birth. Smoking and obesi
added Nov 23, 2018 16:37

Rewarding effects of nicotine in adolescent and adult male and female rats as measured using intracranial self-stimulation

Nicotine enhances reward function and psychomotor performance in adolescent and adult male and female rats. Adolescent female rats are more sensitive to the acute rewarding effects of nicotine than adolescent male rats. Therefore, the rewarding effects o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 22, 2018 01:40

Friends and family increase the risk of children becoming smokers in the UK

Teenagers whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, or whose parents or friends smoke, are more likely to smoke themselves. The findings come from a new study carried out at Imperial College London and published today in the journal Thorax, which highlight
Imperial College London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:18
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Our ladies of JTI Sudan recently attended breast cancer awareness sessions with medical experts on hand to provide detailed information and answer any questions #thismakesJTI

added Dec 4, 2018 12:45

[Australia] WILLIS: Why women are vaping vitamins

My recently converted friends explain it’s also fun being able to choose your own vape adventure – mango, strawberry, mint, peanut butter, crème brule, cucumber, you name it! But now, wellness companies are jumping on the bandwagon, seeking to capitalise (au)
added Nov 14, 2018 04:31
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