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Maternal Smokeless Tobacco Use in Pregnancy and Adverse Health Outcomes in Newborns: A Systematic Review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most studies show an association between ST use in pregnancy and adverse health effects in newborns, these results may be limited by confounding and bias. Quality observational studies are needed to strengthen this evidence base.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 17, 2015 13:57
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[UK] Women lose ground to men in the race to live longer: Stress of juggling jobs and family mean they now live just four years longer

The ONS acknowledged last year that ‘increases in women entering the labour force over the last 50 years are considered to have had an impact on levels of stress, smoking...men’s health has been greatly improved not only by medical advances and the colla
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 20:20
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11
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Resurgence of anorexic symptoms during smoking cessation in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa: An unseen problem?—Report of two cases

This report describes a resurgence of anorexic symptoms during a smoking cessation program in two patients with a history of anorexia nervosa. These two events were identified among patients lost to follow-up by using a strategy implemented to limit early
International Journal of Eating Disorders
added Aug 26, 2015 23:12
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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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[UK] Women are more likely to give up cigarettes for vaping: More than half of users are now female as growing numbers look to kick the habit

a survey of 36,000 customers in spring 2015 by the vaping brand VIP showed that 53 per cent of users were female. Some experts fear that the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes could glamorise the act of smoking, with many celebrities, such as Kate Moss
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 18:51
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[Kentucky] Women's Equality Day and Smoking

As we celebrate the anniversary of women's right to vote on August 26... It is not by accident that tobacco use has increased to the point of creating an epidemic... Smokefree Women (http://women.smokefree.gov), a web site tailored for women, provides in
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Aug 27, 2015 14:21
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[UK] Shocking statistics show pregnant Leeds smokers are failing to kick the habit

More than half of all pregnant women in Leeds who pledged to stop smoking lost touch with stop smoking services or continued the habit last year. According to new data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre, of the 144 pregnant women
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:01
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