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In utero exposure to cigarette chemicals induces sex-specific disruption of one-carbon metabolism and DNA methylation in the human fetal liver [FREE FULL TEXT]

data strengthen studies linking in utero exposures to altered DNA methylation by showing, for the first time, that such changes are present in fetal life and in a key metabolic target tissue, human fetal liver. Furthermore, these data propose a novel mech
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:14
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[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds

The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42
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[Asia] India sees drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco

India witnessed a considerable decline in tobacco-related cancers between 1990 and 2004, according to the latest report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The premier research body has also claimed that tobacco habits in females in India
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:58
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[Asia, China] Women on the front lines of anti-smoking campaign

Lately, the women are striking back. Last fall, China's State Council proposed the nation's toughest restrictions yet on indoor smoking and the marketing of tobacco. The announcement was a major victory for China's tobacco-control movement, which includ
The Star (my)
added Jan 29, 2015 01:16
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Adolescents’ exposure to tobacco and alcohol content in YouTube music videos [FREE FULL TEXT]

most frequently observed alcohol, tobacco and electronic cigarette brands were...Marlboro and E-Lites....music videos watched by a large number of British adolescents, particularly girls, include significant tobacco and alcohol content, including branding
Addiction
added Aug 17, 2015 08:48
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[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01
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[Ohio] Summit County program offers free diapers to pregnant moms who quit smoking

The Summit County health department is launching a program to help pregnant smokers kick the habit — not only during their pregnancy, but for good. Program participants agree to quit smoking by their third or fourth support group meeting. Pregnant smoker
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Feb 1, 2015 17:15
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[UK-Scotland] Vouchers 'boost quit rates' in pregnant smokers

Offering shopping vouchers worth a total of £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit, say researchers. They have published the results of a trial involving 600 women from Glasgow in the British Medical Journal.
BBC Online
added Jan 28, 2015 07:35
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The Meanings of Smoking to Women and Their Implications for Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women-centred approaches that include harm-reduction, motivational interviewing and trauma-informed elements are the new frontiers in interventions to encourage smoking cessation for women. Such approaches are linked to the meanings of smoking to women, t
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 27, 2015 06:45
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[Tennessee] Former Sumner inmates sue over strip search

The county denies the allegations of three former female inmates in the Sumner County Jail who say they were forced to expose their genitals to a male correctional officer in 2013. Elizabeth Rhyne of Robertson County, Regina Carpenter of Smith County an
The Tennessean
added Jan 27, 2015 00:15
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