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[UK] Which of these women are most at risk of ovarian cancer? For one the chance is 1 in 2, for another it's 1 in 80. Knowing why might save YOUR life...

Who's most at risk? The average risk of developing ovarian cancer is one in 50, but certain factors increase this risk, such as being overweight and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Having children significantly lowers lung cancer risk among women: Study

A nation-wide study has found that childbirth lowers the risk of lung cancer in women by at least 44 per cent. It also found that eight in 10 women who have lung cancer are non-smokers, and that although lung cancer incidence and mortality rates among men
TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:08
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Associations between lifetime tobacco exposure with infertility and age at natural menopause: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study

Conclusions Active smoking and SHS exposure are associated with increased risk of infertility and natural menopause occurring before the age of 50 years.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2015 05:07
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Associations between lifetime tobacco exposure with infertility and age at natural menopause: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study

Conclusions Active smoking and SHS exposure are associated with increased risk of infertility and natural menopause occurring before the age of 50 years.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 15, 2015 16:09
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[Asia, Singapore] Women who give birth have 44% lower risk of lung cancer: Study

the risk of lung cancer may not be linked to whether a woman smokes or not: According to the study of more than 28,000 women by the National Cancer Centre and National University of Singapore, 80% of those with lung cancer were non-smokers.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:07
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[Africa, Uganda] She Cranes are anti-tobacco ambassadors

She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
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[West Virginia] Editorial: New statewide push targets smoking during pregnancy

lawmakers also should recognize that the high rate of births affected by smoking is a tragic and expensive problem, with the public often bearing much of the added health care costs. Having some of the cheapest cigarette prices in the nation does not hel
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 14, 2015 15:30
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Smoking, secondhand smoke tied to infertility and early menopause

Compared to women who never smoked and those exposed to the least secondhand smoke, women who smoked or were exposed to the most secondhand smoke were more likely to have problems getting pregnant and more likely to enter menopause before age 50, researc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2015 05:05
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[Australia] Guidance for Culturally Competent Approaches to Smoking Cessation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pregnant Women [FREE FULL TEXT]

there appears to be a lack of awareness of the clinical guidelines we published in March 2014, to provide assistance to health providers in evidence-based translational approaches that are culturally competent for this target group.2 This “pragmatic guide
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:18
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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