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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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[UK] A QUARTER of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by lowering blood pressure and smoking in women, new study claims

Nearly 25 percent of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by improving women's healthcare before pregnancy, new research claims. Placental insufficiency, in which the placenta deprives the fetus of oxygen, is responsible for thousands stillbirths in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:41
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The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese. According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well. Long-term use of the pill was linked to reductions
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01
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[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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