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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco use and illness on rise among women, girls

An estimated 13 million women in 37 sub-Saharan countries use tobacco in various ways, including snuff, which is common in South Africa. Moeti, who was speaking at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, said enforcing existing tobacco control la
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:32

Girl Scouts help pass anti-smoking law in Colorado

A city in Colorado has passed an antismoking law that was drafted by a group of Girl Scouts who wanted to combat secondhand smoke. Adults are no longer allowed to smoke in cars with minors in Aurora, Colo.
New York Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 15:55

More Indians are being diagnosed with lung cancer, and it’s not because they’re smoking

This suggests a link with air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, experts say. “The number of non-smokers with lung cancer is going up by 30 to 40 per cent. There could be other factors like obesity or drinking, but what is glaring is air pollution,” sa
ThePrint (in)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:40

[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51

[UK] Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women

Just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England are meeting the ‘national ambition’ that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they deliver their baby, NHS Digital reported this morning. It also found wide variation across
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:48
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[Africa, South Africa] Rise in deaths in women from second-hand smoking

Nearly 600000 women died in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period, said the Atlas,... A recent South African study of two communities in the Western Cape found that over a third of the pregnant women in Mbekweni township - 200 o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:31

VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

added Mar 9, 2018 16:08

[Africa, South Africa] Secondhand smoking kills more women than men

Nearly 600 000 women died from secondhand smoke-related deaths in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period Picture: File Twice as many women die of exposure to second-hand smoke as men, according to the global Tobacco Atlas launche
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:50

HACKER: Raising Kentucky's cigarette tax is good health policy and good for kids

Health advocates are calling for a $1 per pack increase in Kentucky’s state tax on cigarettes because it will reduce tobacco use, particularly among youth and pregnant women. Less smoking means healthier babies and youth and a significant reduction in th
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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