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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Health tax: Raising cigarette prices could help babies live

Higher cigarette taxes have discouraged cash-strapped teens from starting to smoke. If smoking costs pregnant women more, society could reduce other health tragedies.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 30, 2015 23:16

[Ireland] LETTER: COSTIGAN: Smoking and children in cars

When we arranged publicity photographs regarding the smoking ban in cars in which children are present, we used a sign that read, “It’s against the law, Dad”. JG Lacey makes a fair point. He says that the slogan was sexist in that it does not take account
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:43

[Canada] Woman charged after smoking in car with children

officers conducted a traffic safety stop on Blackmarsh Road in St. John’s as they noticed the driver smoking with children on board. As a result of the stop, a 29-year-old female was charged under the smoke-free environment act, three breaches of the
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:51

Social factors influence ‘metabolic syndrome’ risk around menopause

Body fat around the waist, higher blood pressure, high blood sugar and abnormal cholesterol levels are all features of so-called metabolic syndrome...Women who had ever smoked were 60 percent more likely than those who hadn’t to develop metabolic syndrom
added Dec 24, 2015 04:07

[Asia, Bahrain] Disgusting? Women smoking shisha

The Arabic language daily Al Wasat said there was growing public controversy about women seen sitting at coffee shops with men and smoking shisha, adding that some of those women appear to be pregnant. While some people believe that women are free to do
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:53
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[New York] 93-year-old woman dead after her cigarette sparks fire

The fire tore through the third-floor apartment inside the three-story building on 79th Street in Bay Ridge just after 1:30 a.m. fire officials said. It took firefighters almost an hour to bring the flames under control before they found the elderly wom
New York Post
added Dec 22, 2015 23:09

Gum disease linked to breast cancer risk in older women

Middle-aged and older women with gum disease are slightly more likely than those without gum problems to develop breast cancer, suggests a new study. The risk increase was most pronounced for women with gum disease who smoked cigarettes or had quit withi
added Dec 22, 2015 04:55

Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests. Women with gum disease appeared to have a 14 percent overall increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women without
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2015 04:48
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Sees Rising Number of Smokers among Female Teenagers

National Social Economic Survey (Susenas) and the Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) agencies revealed that the level of cigarette consumption by female teenagers have increased ten-fold over the last two decades. Among male teenagers, the amount of tobacc
Tempo (id)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:14
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Active and secondhand smoking both linked to early menopause: Behind the Headlines

More surprising is that high levels of secondhand smoke exposure may also have a similar effect. This is a big study with a lot of detailed information about smoking and fertility. But it has some important limitations. It uses quite old data taken from
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:44
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