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[Sweden, UK] Men who live to 100 healthier than women: Male centenarians found to be less affected by serious illnesses

Another surprising finding was that six per cent of centenarians are still smoking after having received a telegram from the Queen... More women had been smokers during their lifetime 85 per cent of women compared to 61 per cent of men.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:40
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Associations of lifetime active and passive smoking with spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of historical data from the Women's Health Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women who were ever-smokers during their reproductive years had significantly greater estimates of risk for spontaneous abortion, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Never-smoking women with the highest levels of lifetime exposure to SHS had significa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2015 07:28
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The Cost of Smoking in California

healthcare and lost productivity costs attributable to smoking remain high. Compared to costs for 1999, the total cost was 15% greater in 2009. However, after adjusting for inflation, real costs have fallen by 13% over the past decade, indicating that eff
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 11, 2015 10:48
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Which UK town has the most pregnant smokers? Stats show where expectant mums are still lighting up

More than a quarter of babies are born to mothers who smoke in one seaside town, figures show. In Blackpool, 27.2% of women were recorded as smoking at the time of birth in 2014/15, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) said. This contr
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:02
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Program gives Missouri pregnant women diapers as incentive to quit smoking

The southeast Missouri hospital is one of six sites across the state chosen to participate in Baby & Me: Tobacco Free, a program that supports pregnant women’s commitment to quit smoking by promising a much-coveted commodity for new moms — diapers — if t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19
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[UK] The town where a QUARTER of pregnant women light up: Blackpool has highest rates of smoking mothers, while London has the lowest

New NHS figures reveal, 27.2 per cent of women were smokers at the time of birth in 2014/15, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) said. This contrasted with Westminster in central London at the other end of the spectrum, where just 2.1 p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:05
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[UK] North East has highest proportion of women who smoke during pregnancy

Statistics published today (Thursday, June 18) by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that while the national average of pregnant women smoking is 11.4 per cent, in the North East it is 18 per cent.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04
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[UK] Much work needed to reduce numbers of district's smoking mums-to-be, health chiefs admit

THE number of women in the Bradford district smoking during the final stages of pregnancy fell slightly last year, but the figure remained stubbornly high compared to the national average. Statistics released yesterday showed that 1,239 pregnant women
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04
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[UK] Smoking in Pregnancy - Government on track to meet ambition

Statistics released today indicate that the Government is on track to meet its ambition of reducing smoking in pregnancy - as recorded at time of delivery - to 11% or less by the end of 2015. The statistics show that in 2014/15 11.4% of women were record
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:03
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Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51
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