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[UK] Girls inherit smoking miscarriage risk

Women exposed to cigarette smoke while in their mothers' wombs are more likely to experience miscarriage as adults, according to a study. University of Aberdeen researchers found the link remained even after taking account of the smoking habits of the wo
BBC Online
added Jul 14, 2017 11:17
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[UK] Don't smoke during pregnancy if you want grandchildren: Daughters of cigarette-toting mothers are more likely to miscarry

Girls exposed to tobacco while still growing in the womb are more likely to have a miscarriage, new research suggests. The damaging effects of cigarettes in utero also heightens their chance of going on to give birth prematurely. Worryingly, the findi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution

The combination of high stress and air pollution also increases the risk of having a low-birth weight baby, the research adds. Senior author Professor Tracey Woodruff from the University of California in San Francisco, said: 'It appears that stress may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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[UK] Women spend more years of their life in poor health than men, major new report finds

He said: “Many men came back from the Second World War as smokers but the decline of smoking practice among men started earlier than for women. We are still seeing the delayed effect of peak smoking habit among women.” He added that although life expect
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:53
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Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy?

The strongest connection involved smoking. High-stress women who smoked were about twice as likely to have a low birth weight baby as low-stress smokers, the researchers said in a UC Berkeley news release. Babies who are small for their gestational age
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2017 00:42
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Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen?

: Teens and young adults whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may be more likely to break the law and be antisocial. The study included thousands of people in New England who were followed from birth into their 30s.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2017 21:30
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Sarah Silverman A Match For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’

is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Deadline Hollywood
added Jul 11, 2017 18:44
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Elected To Philip Morris Board

US Women's Soccer Team has taken an active role in persuading young women, and young men, from taking up smoking. They appear in tobacco control advertisements, and speak to youngsters...King is not passing on a similar message to young tennis players.
CleanLungs.com (Citizens for Clean Air in Apartments (CCAA))
added Jul 11, 2017 18:27
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ARCHIVE: Statement: Recent Appointment of Billie Jean King to the Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Board of Directors

the world’s largest seller of tobacco products to women and children...six years after the introduction of Virginia Slims and other women-oriented brands, the rate of smoking initiation of 12-year-old girls had increased by 110 percent.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2017 18:20
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ARCHIVE: PUCIN: Billie Jean Is Blowing Smoke at Her Responsibility to Youth

pioneer of women's professional tennis and an outspoken proponent of equality for women's sports, has joined the board of directors of Philip Morris International, a tobacco company that provided the first big, brassy sponsor of women's pro tennis, Virgin
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:14
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