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UK companies rebuked over lack of senior women appointments

Ashtead Group, Imperial Brands and Fresnillo have been the poorest performers on women in leadership in the FTSE 100 for two years running,..The proportion of senior women at British American Tobacco and NMC Health, at 13 per cent, was unchanged over the
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 16:17
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[UK] Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain

Tobacco boss Alison Cooper at Imperial Brands is another to be paid less than her male counterpart Nicandro Durante at BAT, whose rewards have also provoked shareholder protests.
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:31
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[UK] Who are the six female bosses in the FTSE 100?

Alison Cooper joined Imperial Tobacco in 1999... Despite being one of only a handful of female British CEOs, the 52-year-old says she does not believe in quotas intended to increase female participation in boardrooms.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:30
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[UK-Scotland] High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows. Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent more likely to
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2018 22:11
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[Australia] Tasmania's pre-term birth rates highest in the country

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare figures show Tasmania's pre-term birth rate has been rising steadily since 2005, and in 2016 it was the highest in the country. In Tasmania, 669, or 11.3 per cent of babies, were born pre-term compared to the n
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:43
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2017

Nationwide, 8.8% of high school students had smoked cigarettes and 13.2% had used an electronic vapor product on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:12
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Americans Unaware of Women's Top Cancer Killer / Survivors, Advocates Kick Off Awareness Month at National Press Club Event

Do you know the number one cancer killer of women? In the recent "Know Cancer Survey," 94 percent of 2,026 respondents answered that question incorrectly. Results of the national survey will be released during the Lung Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff &
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 17:01
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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Sex differences in risk factors for myocardial infarction: cohort study of UK Biobank participants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the incidence of MI was higher in men than in women, several risk factors were more strongly associated with MI in women compared with men. Sex specific associations between risk factors and MI declined with age, but, where it occurred, the highe
British Medical Journal
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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[UK] Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

The researchers, writing in the BMJ, said women should receive the same treatments as men and be offered support to stop smoking. Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. Men are still three times more likely than women to hav
BBC Online
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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