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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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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:30
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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Pre‐ and early postnatal nicotine exposure exacerbates autoresuscitation failure in serotonin‐deficient rat neonates [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette smoking and associated exogenous stressors, e.g. developmental nicotine exposure, may compound these serotonergic defects and any associated defects in cardiorespiratory function. Using neonatal rodent pups subjected to medullary 5‐HT deficienc
Journal of Physiology
added Jul 20, 2018 17:07
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