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Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies

A woman's risk of having a baby with a low birth weight is higher if she starts smoking in her teens, a new study suggests. That's because women who start smoking as teens are far more likely to smoke during pregnancy, which increases the risk of having
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2018 03:04
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Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Researchers have determined that new mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes, stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 2, 2018 23:57
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:54
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For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline

Researchers in Spain reported that between 2015 and 2030, lung cancer deaths among women worldwide will likely increase 43 percent... "If we do not implement measures to reduce smoking behaviors in this population, lung cancer mortality will continue to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 2, 2018 23:09
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Global Lung Ca Deaths Expected to Rise 43% Among Women by 2030

A projected modest global decline in breast cancer deaths among women over the next decade or so will be accompanied by a much larger increase in deaths from lung cancer, according to a European study.
MedPage Today
added Aug 2, 2018 20:06
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women

Our data demonstrate that even a modest increase in PA (equivalent to current recommendations) can attenuate weight gain after quitting smoking among postmenopausal women, especially in combination with improved diet.
Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society
added Aug 2, 2018 14:53
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Projections in Breast and Lung Cancer Mortality among Women: A Bayesian Analysis of 52 Countries Worldwide

The mortality for lung and breast cancer is higher in high-income countries than in middle-income countries; lung cancer mortality is lower in the latter because the tobacco epidemic is not yet widespread. Due to these observed characteristics of lung can
Cancer Research
added Aug 1, 2018 16:03
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Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Pregnancy is a vulnerable time for a woman’s health and tobacco smoke harms mothers and their unborn children. In developing countries, it is uncommon for women to smoke while pregnant – but their exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy is a lot
The News Minute (in)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:49
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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