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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18
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Young Women’s Hearts at Risk

signs that the disease, its precursors and its potentially fatal consequences are increasing among young women...while smoking has declined among older women, “young women are the ones still smoking,” Dr. Andersen said. Women on birth control pills who sm
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 13, 2015 10:04
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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Women smokers concerned about weight are less likely to try to quit

Women who believe smoking helps them manage their weight are less likely to try quitting in response to anti-smoking policies than other female smokers in the U.S. The study, published online in the journal Tobacco Control, is the first to find that sm
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:58
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Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in Cambodia...show that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47
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Swedish Paediatric Society LETTER to FDA

emphasizes that the risk with snuff use during pregnancy and in adolescence are considerable, and strongly advise that all young people should avoid using snuff and that all women (also smokers) should refrain from snuff use during pregnancy .
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 8, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement in Pregnancy: How Risky?

The absolute risk of major congenital anomalies was similar among infants born to smokers and those born to women on nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), but respiratory problems were worse in the latter group, researchers said. Compared with babies born
MedPage Today
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[Asia] MENDOZA: Curbing Tobacco Use – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The numbers are in, and there’s not much to celebrate: every year, about six million people die as a result of tobacco use, including 600,000 who succumb to the effects of second-hand smoke.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:50
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[Asia, India] GUPTA: Fashionable puffs: Smoking is rising among women because cigarettes are being marketed as signs of success

Cigarette brands like Sobranie are laughing all the way to the bank as they offer young women with disposable income a style statement: Cigarettes in a variety of colours to match their outfits. This illustrates the point that smoking and tobacco use hav
Times of India
added Apr 2, 2015 11:47
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Pregnancy and Major Congenital Anomalies in Offspring

NRT use in pregnancy remains rare; thus, the statistical power was limited. Higher morbidities in those women prescribed NRT may also be an explanatory factor. Nevertheless, absolute MCA risks were similar between women who smoked and those prescribed NRT
Pediatrics
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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