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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
MENAFN.com
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26
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Only 1% of Women Know This About Lung Cancer

only 1% identified lung cancer as a “top-of-mind” cancer affecting women. The fact is, lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women (and men, too). While new cases of lung cancer have dropped by 35% in men over the past 35 years, they’ve doubled
Care2.com
added Dec 2, 2014 06:31
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[Australia] Smoking early is linked to chronic period pain

studied a large population sample of 9,000 women, all of whom were taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, from 1996 onwards. Every three to four years between 2000 and 2012, the women were asked about the frequency of severe p
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:32
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[Michigan] FOUNTAIN: Veto e-cigarette bills and classify vapor products as tobacco

The bottom line is simple. E-cigarettes subject unknowing mothers-to-be and their unborn children to nicotine—and the link to nicotine and pre-term birth, low birth weight and fetal injury is clear. I fully support Governor Snyder’s call to classify e-c
MLive blogs
added Dec 4, 2014 06:54
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Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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[Australia] Smoking in early teens linked to higher risk of severe menstrual cramps

Researchers found that women who started smoking before the age of 13 were more likely to experience chronic severe menstrual cramps than non-smokers. Menstrual cramps, also referred to as period pain or dysmenorrhea, affect around 91% of women throughou
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:51
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2014 14:31
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2014 09:48
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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Lung Cancer for Nonsmokers Still Stained by Stigma

Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women, and some medical experts say that they are seeing more patients in their 20s and 30s, many of them nonsmokers. But because lung cancer carries the stigma of smoking, experts say it is often overlooked in non
NBC News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:24
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