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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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[UK] Helping mums to be quit smoking

Greater Manchester’s approach to supporting mums-to-be to quit smoking has been praised as ‘unique in the UK’ in a national report published by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group... The Greater Manchester initiative ensures that every pregnant woma
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:08
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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[UK] Cabin crew have a higher risk of ALL cancers: Harvard study finds radiation exposure and permanent jet lag undo all the benefits of their surprisingly healthy lifestyles

Air hosts live better than the general population, with lower rates of obesity and smoking and a better diet But data show their cancer risk is higher, perhaps due to radiation and body clock changes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:34
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[UK] Smoking rates in East Lancashire among highest in the country

Two East Lancashire authorities have been named in the top 10 local authorities with the highest smoking rates for men and women. The figures reveal 25.5 per cent of women in Burnley smoke, the second highest in the country and well above the county ave
Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:44
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[Japan] Smoke exposure during pregnancy and infancy tied to hearing loss

researchers examined data on 50,734 children born between 2004 and 2010 in Kobe City, Japan. Overall, about 4 percent of these kids were exposed to smoking during pregnancy or infancy, and roughly 1 percent had tobacco exposure during both periods.
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 13:50
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[China] Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 13:48
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[UK] Burnley women urged to stub it out

Shocking statistics have revealed that Burnley has the second highest rate of women smokers in the country. The figures revealed that 25.5% of women living in Burnley smoke, second only to Hastings in East Sussex, with fellow Lancashire area South Ribble
Burnley Express (Burnley Today) (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:30
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The Effect of Secondary Cigarette Smoke from Household Members on Breastfeeding Duration: A Prospective Cohort Study

Conclusion: Mothers who were exposed to two or more smokers in the household had a significantly shorter duration of any breastfeeding at 12-month follow-up.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:22
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