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[UK] Maternity units 'could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England'

About 600 stillbirths a year in England could be prevented if maternity units followed national best practice, the health service said. NHS England said practical steps including reducing smoking in pregnancy, and better monitoring of babies’ growth and
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:19
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The Combined Effect of Cigarette Smoking and Fitness on Injury Risk in Men and Women

smokers experienced 20-30% higher risk of injury than non-smokers. In addition, higher aerobic and muscular fitness were generally not protective against injury between least fit and more fit smokers. However, higher fitness was protective against injury
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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women’s colleges now eligible for tobacco-free campus grant

over the past three years, the Truth Initiative® Tobacco-Free College Program and CVS Health Foundation have helped more than 100 minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement a comprehensive smoke- or to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2018 01:08
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CVS Health and Truth Initiative Challenge All Women's Colleges to Go Tobacco-Free

CVS Health and Truth Initiative® are calling upon women's colleges in the United States to apply for their grant program dedicated to helping colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.
PR Newswire
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke -- causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malf
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2018 20:53
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Who uses rollies? Trends in product offerings, price and use of roll-your-own tobacco in Australia

exclusive use of RYO cigarettes increased in Australians since 2004, particularly among females and young adults. This has corresponded to a period of substantial changes to the RYO market, including progressively smaller and relatively more affordable pr
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2018 20:48
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50% of pregnant women 'exposed to secondhand smoke in Armenia'

The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported exposure to household secondhand smoke. The authors believe this led to over 10,000 still births in Indonesia alone. In Pakistan only
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:44
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VAPING AND USING NICOTINE PATCHES DURING PREGNANCY COULD RAISE RISK OF CRIB DEATH, RAT STUDY SUGGESTS

Expectant mothers who use nicotine during pregnancy could raise their baby’s risk of crib death, according to a study using rats. Scientific evidence already suggests smoking cigarettes during pregnancy raises the likelihood of crib death. But using nic
Newsweek
added Jul 23, 2018 06:29
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Secondhand Smoke Causing Thousands Of Still Births in Developing Countries

The team from York looked at the number of pregnancies alongside smoking exposure data in 30 developing countries from 2008 to 2013. The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:13
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