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Estrogen Plays a Key Role in Lung Cancer Development

A link between hormones and smoking may provide insight as to why women are more likely to develop non–small cell lung cancer compared with men. Previous research shows that incidence rates of lung cancer are increasing among younger women in the United
CURE
added Feb 15, 2018 02:04
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Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States

"All five of the states with the highest and increasing [SIDS] rates also have some of the highest rates of smoking, whereas only one of the nine states with the biggest fall in [SIDS] rates had as high a rate of tobacco use," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 12, 2018 20:34
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POLITICS|Trump, Saying ‘Mere Allegation’ Ruins Lives, Appears to Doubt #MeToo Movement

In the case of Mr. Sorensen, his former wife, Jessica Corbett, told F.B.I. agents... that he had run over her foot while driving a car and extinguished a cigarette on her hand during a turbulent two-and-a-half-year marriage.
New York Times
added Feb 10, 2018 18:55
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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Girl Scouts take on Big Tobacco, and win

It is hard to believe laws don't protect children throughout the country from mobile chambers of concentrated poison. The Colorado Springs City Council, Colorado legislators and Gov. John Hickenlooper should listen to the Girl Scouts. Do like Aurora, and
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Feb 8, 2018 19:42
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Flavored Cigars Appeal to Younger, Female, and Racial/Ethnic Minority College Students

This study extends the current literature by finding that younger, female, and racial/ethnic minorities have greater odds of flavored cigar use than their peers. Flavored cigars have characteristics that appeal to members of these populations, which can
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:25
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship Between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status Among US Women

Providers and community health agencies should assess and target physically and sexually abused sexual minority youth for mental health intervention with the goal of interrupting the progression from childhood victimization to adult victimization and subs
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:23
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[Australia] One in 10 pregnant Queenslanders smoke

Figures released by the Department of Health show 12.4 per cent of Queensland women smoked during pregnancy compared to 10.4 per cent for the national average. "There is no safe level of smoking - the more cigarettes you smoke while pregnant, the more h
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:12
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