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Smoking linked to hearing problems too

Teenagers who smoke, or whose mother smoked in pregnancy, are at higher risk of hearing problems and understanding what is being said, a US study says. In tests on 67 teenagers, Yale University found those exposed to smoke had trouble focusing and interpr
Daily Times (pk)
added Feb 11, 2015 06:22
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VIDEO: Anti Cigarette Smoking Pregnancy Commercial Ad Spot, Stop tobacco, it kills !

Yahoo!
added Feb 6, 2015 20:33
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Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire consequences are just being seen now in wealthy countries, the researchers explained.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:54
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[UK] Men have more willpower and are better at quitting smoking than women

According to new research by Simply Eliquid, men typically quit for good after their tenth attempt, while women take a little longer, needing 13 tries before fully quitting. The survey of 1,000 ex-smokers also revealed that males may be beating females
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 15:24
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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26
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[UK] Lung cancer, women and smoking: How disease surpassed breast cancer

American Cancer Society has announced. Releasing its report on World Cancer Day 2015, the charity found that lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer in terms of death rates in women. Researchers believe this reflects the uptake of smoking in women, whic
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:23
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[UK] Mums who smoke and breastfeed harm child's health: Chances of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular raised even after a small exposure to nicotine in first months

Tests on rats fitted with nicotine implants provide stark warning for mums Nicotine exposure in first months affected cell and hormonal development Sensitivity of hormone which controls appetite lower in these infants
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:52
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[Europe, UK] Do low-tar cigarettes put women more at risk of aggressive lung cancer?

This year, death rates from lung cancer among European women are set to overtake those for breast cancer, according to a study of cancer rates in 28 EU countries… the trend is largely due to women in the UK and their long history of smoking. But cancer ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:20
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke gets in your genes: Further dangers of smoking while pregnant revealed

Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a foetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throughout life, new research by Scottish academics has reve
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:15
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Weight control belief and its impact on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies on quit attempts: findings from the ITC 4 Country Project

findings suggest that weight concerns do alter policy responsiveness in quit attempts in certain populations. Policy makers should take this into account and alleviate weight concerns to enhance the effectiveness of existing tobacco control policies on pr
Tobacco Control
added Feb 3, 2015 00:45
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