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Health crisis in Appalachia: Experts call for action as report reveals death and disease rates are higher than the rest of the US in all categories

the study found one of the biggest culprits was likely the prevalence of smoking and the region's tendency to be 'more accepting of tobacco use as a social norm.' Nearly 20 percent of women in the region also reported smoking during pregnancy, compared
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:03
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[Africa] Nigerian female celebrities that smoke

In Nigeria, the habit is becoming rampant, especially among celebrities. Female celebrities, specifically, have increasingly resorted to what may seem as a distasteful act to some. These females smoke either for fun or for escape. Popular among smokers u
Naij.com (ng)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:35
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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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[New York] This Woman’s Facebook Post Is a Reminder That You Don't Have to Be a Smoker to Get Lung Cancer

"Lung cancer is much more common than people may realize among those who have quit smoking as well as those who never smoked," Mara Antonoff, M.D., assistant professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer C
Self Magazine
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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America's healthcare system is hostile to lesbians, experts warn as studies show they suffer higher rates of obesity, smoking, and psychological disorders than heterosexual women

Lesbians have a higher chance of smoking and obesity than heterosexual women, according to new studies the authors analyzed.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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More pregnant women with depression are smoking cigarettes, study reveals amid huge increase in the rate of females suffering from mental illnesses

The study coincides with the release of new CDC data showing more American women than ever are taking antidepressants. These two sets of data suggest that the increase in depression could be driving an increase in prenatal exposure to tobacco. Schools
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:43
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Substance in kidneys, liver and shellfish, mushrooms and tobacco raises risk of womb cancer by 22%

The metal cadmium - which is also found in tobacco - which was discovered in high amounts in patients who had the disease. Smoking was shown to more than double our cadmium exposure, according to experts from The University of Missouri. They say that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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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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