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E-Cigarettes, Nicotine Patch During Pregnancy May Hike SIDS Risk

Using any form of nicotine during pregnancy or while nursing may raise a baby's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new animal research suggests. The findings indicate that nicotine patches or electronic cigarettes may not be a safe alternativ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome—sometimes known as "cot death—according to new research published in the Journal of Physiology. Sud
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:22
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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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Vaping May Not Be As Safe For Women As They Think

So for the time being, the public is approaching vaping as basically healthy. Is this the right choice? At least for women, it may not be. The purpose of vaping is to deliver nicotine into the body as an inhaled vapor. This eliminates the tar that is in
Equities.com
added Jul 16, 2018 14:45
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[UK] Huge reduction in number of Wirral smokers

THE numbers of people smoking in Wirral have reduced at more than twice the national average, with numbers of pregnant women smoking also down. The local authority said it is “delighted” at the results set to be discussed at a council meeting on Thursda
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

Lower expression of nuclear ER-β in women supports the estrogen hypothesis in lung cancer etiology. Increasing cytoplasmic ER-α and ER-β and decreasing PR protein expression may be mechanisms whereby smoking disrupts hormone pathways.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jul 13, 2018 13:09
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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[UK] Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say. Children born in 197
Reuters
added Jul 11, 2018 20:06
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