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[Asia, Pakistan] National action plan for tobacco control demanded

civil society organisations on Thursday called for the formulation of a national action plan for the strict countrywide enforcement of anti-smoking laws and establishment of provincial tobacco control cells. They also urged the federal and provincial gov
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:32
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Women in East Germany will be more likely to die from smoking than those in West Germany

Due to a silent but dramatic increase in the number of young East German women smoking after reunification, their death rates are forecasted to exceed those in the West within the next few decades... "Germany is more tolerant than other EU member states i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 11, 2017 13:20
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answers to 8 common questions about smoking and pregnancy

We turned to the experts behind BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative® and developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, for answers to eight common questions about smoking and pregnancy.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 00:40
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Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

Today, the Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of n
Minnesota Department of Health
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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LUNG FORCE: Outwit, Outplay and Outlast Lung Cancer Once and for All

we are supporting LUNG FORCE, a nationwide initiative by the American Lung Association that aims to unite women and their loved ones to stand together against lung cancer. For the fourth year, we are supporting LUNG FORCE through in-store fundraising cam
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

What's more, the Amish mainly smoke cigars and pipes, which produce more harmful forms of secondhand smoke than cigarettes. And since everyone knows everyone in the Amish community, it was easier to track who had and hadn't been exposed.
PhillyVoice.com
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Ireland] Amazing women manage to quit smoking after Irish Cancer Society programme

An amazing group of women from Tallaght are celebrating after completing a programme to quit smoking. The course from the Irish Cancer Society called "We Can Quit" was completed by 12 women in the Fettercairn Community Centre, with 10 of them managing to
Dublin Live (ie)
added May 9, 2017 21:08
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[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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[Asia, India] Tobacco centre counsels 150 men as against 10 women per month

The number is more an indication of the bias and familial pressure faced by women, counsellors feel. The tobacco cessation centre at KC General Hospital, Malleswaram, counsels 150 male tobacco addicts every month as against 10 females, according to state
Times of India
added May 9, 2017 13:49
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