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[Australia] Smoking While Pregnant Increases Risk Of Children Being Involved In Crime, Study Suggests

Research involving 5,000 Australian families looked into antisocial behaviour among 12 and 13-year-olds and found smoking "occasionally" or "frequently" was a "significant risk factor" for children being involved in crime. The study by the Australian In
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:35

[UK] Biggest drop in pregnant smokers in Bracknell than whole of south East

Bracknell Forest saw a 2.5 per cent drop in the number of women smoking while pregnant in just one year, the biggest reduction out of all boroughs in the south east, something the council health team puts down to a general trend towards quitting and succ
Bracknell News (uk)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:41

[UK] Girl of 15 are more likely to be smokers than boys: Quarter say they have tried a cigarette at least once and are more tempted by glamorous image of lighting up

Teenage girls are much more likely to smoke cigarettes than boys, according to a major state survey... They are also more likely to smoke regularly, and more than a quarter say they have tried a cigarette at least once – compared to only around one in fi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2015 20:49

[Sweden] Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study

Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns. Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period, and the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2015 13:04

Halsey, With ‘Badlands,’ Is Moving Fast to Share a Secret Language

teenage girls stood rapt at the front of a small stage... “I’m giving so much of myself now that there’s going to be a point where there’s nothing left to give,” she said while chain-smoking Marlboro 27s.
New York Times
added Aug 5, 2015 12:02

[Sweden] Swedish study reveals combined effects of smoking and early menopause on overall mortality

Women may now have yet another reason to quit smoking given the results of a new study that is being reported online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The Swedish study involving 25,474 women is the first to
added Aug 5, 2015 07:50

Residential location affects pregnant women's likelihood of smoking

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy when they live in areas where socio-economic resources are lower but also where smoking is more socially accepted, according to new study from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:52

[Asia] Perceived acceptability of female smoking in China: findings from waves 1 to 3 of the ITC China Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Norms against female smoking appear to remain strong in China, but female smoking may be becoming more acceptable. It is important to monitor these perceptions to prevent a rise in female smoking prevalence along with an increase in tobacco-related death
Tobacco Control
added Aug 4, 2015 09:42

EDITORIAL: Another Reason to Avoid Second-Hand Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Pediatric health care professionals should assess for SHS exposure, be prepared to offer advice regarding evidence-based approaches to smoking cessation, and be familiar with community resources to support smoking cessation. Particular attention to SHS i
Journal of Pediatrics
added Dec 1, 2015 18:58
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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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