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[New Zealand] Maori mums' smoking big health worry in Bay

According to Hawke's Bay District Health Board figures, the non-Maori and non-Pacific smoking rate of mothers is 11 per cent, compared with 46 per cent for Maori. Of Maori women aged 20-29, 49 per cent smoke.
Hawke's Bay Today (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:19
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

Manama: A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female studen
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:24
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[Connecticut] Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers Quit

McKee, who directs the Yale Tobacco Treatment Clinic, says quitting strategies have been geared to male biology. Most target the nicotine receptors in the brain, the ones that send feel-good signals when the person smokes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 3, 2014 13:20
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[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05
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[Asia, Korea - South] Virginia S. Superslim gets modern look

The new packaging is simpler and more modern, centering on the tobacco leaf icon that has been the design base for the Virginia Superslim series. The new cigarette packaging also has curved edges for a better grip ― the first such design in the local t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:50
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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A systematic review of the quality of reporting in published smoking cessation trials for pregnant women: an explanation for the evidence-practice gap?

Current standards of reporting of intervention content and implementation are suboptimal. The use of smoking cessation specific checklists for reporting of trials, standard reporting using behaviour change taxonomies, and the publication of protocols as
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:43
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Smoking during pregnancy affects future grandkids' growth

found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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