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[Africa, South Africa] #ChildSafetyMonth If you’re pregnant and vaping - you may want to reconsider

“We don’t know absolutely everything, but nicotine is a substance that affects the vascular system and a baby is dependent on the placenta, the so called afterbirth, in which all the blood comes through blood vessels. And I would think we need to be very
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:44
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[UK] Smoking is costing Cornwall 1,000 lives a year and costing £121million

Cornwall has higher numbers of smokers in all categories - including teenagers and pregnant women - than the national averages.
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Confessions of women who smoke

thesundaypost talked to some female smokers... “Actually, it started with seeing some of my male schoolmates smoking and showing off. They made cat calls and sometimes tried to bully me. I didn’t like that. So, one day I showed them I, too, could smoke.”
Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:56
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The burden of disease in Russia from 1980 to 2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

For males, smoking was the second most common risk factor and was responsible for 24·1% (21·7–26·5) of deaths...he prevalence of smoking in Russia remains high and increases in smoking have been noted for women...xes on tobacco in Russia remain among the
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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[Illinois] Pat Martin, dead at 93, helped create iconic ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ ads

Pat Martin is credited with coining a famed advertising slogan that dressed up smoking in a kicky, 1960s-print pantsuit and captured the zeitgeist of the era’s women’s liberation movement...Virginia Slims became a big-money sponsor of women’s tennis
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 31, 2018 12:05
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Pot-smoking mothers may have THC in breast milk for days

Low levels of chemicals in marijuana like THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can linger in breast milk for up to six days after nursing mothers use the drug, a U.S. study suggests. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug among pregnant and breastfeeding
Reuters
added Aug 30, 2018 20:32
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Childhood secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and ovarian reserve among females seeking fertility care, and interaction with N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotype

. They reported a higher odds of diminished ovarian reserve among participants who were ever exposed to childhood SHS inside the home vs no childhood SHS exposure. No effect modification by NAT2 was evident.
Annals of Epidemiology
added Aug 30, 2018 17:25
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[UK-Wales] The devastating effect smoking while pregnant has on unborn babies

Now midwives across Wales are raising awareness of the dangers of smoking and providing access to support to help pregnant mums-to-be quit.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:44
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[Europe, UK] 15 and 16 year-olds are the most likely to take up cigarettes

Twice as many 11 to 15-year-old girls in Western Europe took up smoking in 2009 as in 1970. Scientists warn anti-smoking adverts need to be aimed at younger people because people who make it to 20 years old without smoking are 'very unlikely' to start
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:34
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Mind-altering breast milk? New pot study poses that question

Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 17:50
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