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Sexual orientation discrimination and tobacco use disparities in the United States

Sexual minorities, especially bisexual adults, are at heightened risk of cigarette smoking, any tobacco/nicotine use, and DSM-5 TUD across all three major sexual orientation dimensions. Tobacco prevention and cessation efforts should target bisexual adul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:48
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Can My Partner Vape While I'm Pregnant? Experts Weigh In On The Risks

most medical professionals would likely advise you to stay clear ...The risks are lower, but still, the risks exist. Your best bet is to talk to your doctor, and your partner, about your concerns.
Romper
added Dec 29, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, India] Smoking and tobacco in women: shocking facts

While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of seven cigarettes per day! Not just in cities, but rural women also consume tobacco in various forms – dental paste, bidis, hookah and masheri powder.
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[California] Pot-smoking on the rise among U.S. pregnant women

Some previous research suggests that prenatal marijuana exposure may impair fetal growth and neurodevelopment.... “The more we study cannabis use during pregnancy, the more we are realizing how harmful it can be,” Bonn-Miller added.
Reuters
added Dec 27, 2017 16:35
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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[UK] The number of mums smoking during pregnancy in Dorset is declining

Smoking during pregnancy has been steadily decreasing in recent years, down from 12.3 per cent four years ago. Pregnant smokers have been one of the key targets of the Department of Health's tobacco strategy, because of the risk of serious health compli
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:57
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[UK] Shocking figures show more mums-to-be are smoking

There were 1,447 pregnancies in the second quarter of 2017 - and, of these, 233 mothers (16.1%) smoked throughout their pregnancy. The NHS wants to reduce the number of mothers who smoke while pregnant to 6% - a target which was revised down from 11% e
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 15:56
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Impact of London's road traffic air and noise pollution on birth weight: retrospective population based cohort study

Convincing evidence that maternal passive smoking during pregnancy is causally related to reduced birth weight,58 strongly supports the biological plausibility of an association between ambient air pollution and reduced birth weight, by analogy.
British Medical Journal
added Dec 21, 2017 06:18
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