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[Europe, France] Are the French really a nation of smokers?

These statistics would suggest that France seems to have an unfair reputation as the chimney of Europe. Given the stats, why then do French people seem to smoke conspicuously more than the British, or Americans? Tourists visiting France frequently cite
The Local France (fr)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:43
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Jesse L. Steinfeld, Surgeon General and Tobacco Foe, Dies at 87

Industry critics accused him of lying. “The results of public misinformation are evident,” David S. Peoples, the president of the tobacco giant R. J. Reynolds, wrote in a letter to Elliot Richardson, the secretary of health, education and welfare in 197
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 05:22
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[UK] Worry over rise in pregnant smokers in Bristol

Healthcare bosses in Bristol have admitted it is becoming harder to get pregnant women to stop smoking. A meeting held at Bristol City Council on Thursday has revealed a steady rise since 2010 in smoking rates. Stop Smoking commissioner Wendy Parker sa
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2014 15:27
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Smoking Rate Drops Below 20% in Japan

The survey found that 19.7% of Japanese adults consider themselves smokers, a decline of 1.2 percentage points from 2013. Roughly 15.3 million men and 5.3 million women in Japan are smokers, the company said. The percentage of female smokers fell to 9.8
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 31, 2014 08:58
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Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research. The finding may explain why the children of smokers continue to suffer health complications later in life.
Science
added Jul 28, 2014 21:22
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[UK] South Tyneside’s pregnant smokers shame

A QUARTER of women in South Tyneside were still smoking at the time they give birth, according to recent figures. The data, published last month, showed that the number of women using cigarettes in the later stages of pregnancy was more than twice the n
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 17:21
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[Asia] Tobacco Consumption High among Indian Females: Government

The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent (18.4 percent) among females than smoking forms (2.9 percent), Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan pointed out in Rajya Sabha. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 29, 2014 01:46
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Men Pay 38% More for Life Insurance Than Women, Smokers Pay 235% More Than Non-Smokers Age is Another Key Factor; Rates Rise Sharply After Age 35

according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. The gap grows with age: for example, 25-year-old men pay 25% more than 25-year-old women for the same policy. At age 45, men pay 32% more than women, and at age 65, the gap grows to 40%.
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2014 00:40
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58
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