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1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

7.2% of all expectant mothers smoked -- but that the percentage of pregnant smokers varied widely from state to state. The prevalence of smoking was highest in West Virginia, where 25.1% of women reported smoking at any time during pregnancy, and lowest i
CNN
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:40
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[Asia, Nepal] KMC to check purchase, sale of tobacco products

Issuing a press release today, KMC Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya requested all city dwellers to support the cause. The release also stated that KMC would deploy city police to check purchase and sale of tobacco. Anyone found dealing in tobacco products and s
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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[South Africa] Latest plenary speakers announced for WCTOH 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March is marked by the second plenary which will discuss ‘Women, Development, and Tobacco Control’. Dr Flavia Senkubuge, WCTOH 2018 President, will chair the session that includes panellists Dr Lorraine Greaves, Senior Inve
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:41
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[UK] 'I don't want my children to be motherless': Non-smoker diagnosed with lung cancer at 37 admits she considered suicide - as she pleads for more funding for disease

Joanna Marshall, 40, from Scotland, has appealed for increased funding for lung cancer after battling the disease for three years, admitting she is terrified her two children could be left motherless
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:32
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use down 27.6% in state: Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for the year 2016-17 revealed that the prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has dropped from 53.5% to 25.9% in the last seven years. The survey fact sheet was released by state health minister Mangal Pandey on Satu
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2018 02:10
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and negative health outcomes in the offspring

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:35
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[Australia] NSW mums-to-be butting out for their bubs

Fewer pregnant women are smoking in NSW compared with 20 years ago, but too many expectant mothers are still lighting up in some regional areas. The number of pregnant women smoking state-wide has dropped a whopping 61 per cent in the two decades to 201
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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