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Smoking and the Fetus

It's not a choice to make lightly. Smoking throughout pregnancy doubles the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or have a low birth weight. Smoking also more than doubles the risk that an infant will die during, shortly after, or shortly before
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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[UK] A QUARTER of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by lowering blood pressure and smoking in women, new study claims

Nearly 25 percent of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by improving women's healthcare before pregnancy, new research claims. Placental insufficiency, in which the placenta deprives the fetus of oxygen, is responsible for thousands stillbirths in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:41
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Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers

The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers, and the effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently, a new study found.
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese. According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well. Long-term use of the pill was linked to reductions
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01
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Global evidence on the effect of point-of-sale display bans on smoking prevalence

Results Having a POS display ban reduced overall adult daily smoking, male smoking and female smoking by about 7%, 6% and 9%, respectively. Conclusions Having a POS display ban is likely to reduce smoking prevalence and generate public health benefits.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:43
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[Saudi Arabia] New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

Although tickets were only 20 riyals ($5.33), the family section for Friday’s match was less than half full. A photo shared on social media showed signs designating a smoking area for “ladies.”
New York Times
added Jan 12, 2018 22:06
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