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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[UK] Smokefree pregnancies ‘on the up’ thanks to Mums2Be Smokefree

Somerset mums are having healthier pregnancies and ‘smokefree’ lives thanks to the support they receive during and after their pregnancy. Last year was a record breaking year for the Mums2Be Smokefree service (M2Bs), with 504 women using the Somerset Co
Somerset County Council (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:02
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[UK] Woman fined just hours before giving birth for discarding cigarette butt

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fined £75 for dropping her cigarette butt outside hospital just hours before giving birth has said the fine was “a bit extreme.” Andrew Smith was outside the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Ho
Burnley Today (Burnley Express) (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:49
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Review: ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ Means a Night Out Without the Kids

These mothers just want a night off for boozy shenanigans and some smoking in the girls’ room, which, of course, leads to harmless karaoke antics, mild flirtations, an Instagram faux pas and pot-induced paranoia.
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2017 01:04
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Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women

Researchers followed more than 65,000 women, average age 68, participating in a larger health study. ...Gum disease was associated with an overall 14 percent increased risk for cancer, and a 12 percent increase even in women who never smoked.
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:00
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Gum disease linked to cancer risk in older women

Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease may also have an increased risk of certain types of cancers such as cancer of the oesophagus and the gallbladder... The women with gum disease were also more likely to report having a history of smoki
WebMD
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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Gum infections linked to several cancers in women

Certain cancers, such as breast cancer, lung cancer, and gallbladder cancer, were associated with higher risk in smokers with periodontal disease. Others, such as melanoma, were associated with higher risk in women who had never smoked but did have perio
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Ireland] ‘Inadequate’ aid to help expectant mums quit smoking

Services in maternity hospitals to persuade women to stop smoking during their pregnancy have been described as “inadequate”. An audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by medical researchers found wide variations in pra
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:33
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Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

A new study links gum disease with an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women, even in women who never smoked... Breast cancer, lung cancer and gallbladder cancer were linked with higher risk among women who smoked and had gum di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2017 16:28
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