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[UK] Whittington Hospital introduces smoking breath tests for all pregnant women

Pregnant women will undergo breath tests to check if they smoke under tough new measures to reduce the risks to hundreds of unborn children every year.
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:39
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Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Progression Among a School-Based Sample of Adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A Longitudinal Study (2008-2011)

Boys and girls progressed similarly in cigarette smoking once they initiated the habit. Progression among girls was solely family-related, while it was peer-related for boys.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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In Almost Every U.S. State, Women Are More Likely to Experience Poor Mental Health, but Less Likely to Die from Heart Disease and Breast Cancer, than a Decade Ago

Health behaviors—such as exercising, eating enough fruits and vegetables, drinking, and smoking—vary considerably by state.... women in West Virginia are the least likely to binge drink, they are the most likely to smoke.
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2015 12:07
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[UK] Pregnant warders must beware smoking prisoners ($$)

Pregnant prison officers have been banned from working on jail wings because of risks from passive smoking... Officials are concerned that unless action is taken to reduce the risks to staff, the service could face claims for damages from female officers
Times Of London (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:08
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CVS/pharmacy Kicks Off In-Store Fundraising Campaign to Benefit American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE

LUNG FORCE campaign dedicated to raising awareness that lung cancer kills more women than any other cancer... "An important part of our decision to stop selling tobacco products was our dedication to helping people on their path to better health. Our part
PR Newswire
added May 4, 2015 14:36
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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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[UK] 'I was hallucinating and talking gibberish': Student reveals her drink spiking nightmare as research reveals nearly HALF of women leave beverages unattended on nights out

Faced with 'no drinks on the dance floor' rules, no-smoking law and lengthy bar queues, new research reveals that nearly half (45 per cent) of women feel they have no option but to leave their beverages unattended on nights out.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2015 06:57
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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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[UK] Life expectancy increases but gap widens between rich and poor

The gap between the sexes has closed, probably in part because more women are smoking, reducing their chances of a longer life. Ezzati quoted the Oxford epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto, who said: “If women smoke like men, they die like men.” Deaths among
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:27
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[UK, UK-Wales] The future of life expectancy and life expectancy inequalities in England and Wales: Bayesian spatiotemporal forecasting

Present forecasts underestimate the expected rise in life expectancy, especially for men, and hence the need to provide improved health and social services and pensions for elderly people in England and Wales. Health and social policies are needed to cur
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 30, 2015 07:28
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