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Mom's Smoking May Raise Later-Life COPD Risk

Middle-aged smokers who grew up with mothers who had smoked heavily (more than 20 cigarettes per day) had a nearly three-fold greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than those with much less secondhand smoke exposure duri
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2016 22:28
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Ladies, don’t smoke, drink or have bad thoughts while pregnant. But for men, anything goes?

It’s that the role men have to play in creating healthy babies is being overlooked. Which can add up to pretty terrible outcomes for babies overall. All because of our outdated ideas about gender roles.
Salon Magazine
added Mar 9, 2016 02:40
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[Asia] India turns its back on tobacco, usage dips across states

Use of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death, has for the first time begun to decline across several states. Data from the Phase 1 results of National Family Health Survey-4 released by the Union health ministry show there is a dip in the use of
Times of India
added Mar 8, 2016 17:28
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[Australia] Could a SONG help you quit smoking? Psychologist to create tune to help young women resist lighting up

A psychology researcher and former music student hopes to write a song which will help stop women from smoking. Kristi Grieg, a PhD researcher at the Queensland University of Technology, is researching smoking prevention and hopes a song - likely pop-roc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:26
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[UK] How ageing starts in the WOMB: Mothers-to-be who are overweight or smoke 'may cause babies to become old before their time' in later life

Cambridge University research suggests that the seeds of ageing are sown while we are still in the womb, with everything from our mother’s fruit and vegetable intake to whether she smokes affecting us for decades to come. In fact what our mother does bef
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:16
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Smoking kills more than 32 people per day in Portugal: report

a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Directorate General of Health (DGS). While the number of smokers decreased in Portugal, smoking was the leading cause of death and 11 percent of the country's total deaths were caused by tobacco. Around 12,
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 2, 2016 20:13
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[Florida] In Engle Trials, Female Attys Face An Old Boy's Club ($$)

Laura Shamp, says women have been chased out of the courtroom for too long... The dearth of lead female trial attorneys in state Engle cases may be rooted in decades-old social and historical forces, experts told Law360. Shamp said she faced a barrage of
Law360
added Mar 1, 2016 16:47
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[UK] Kicking the habit: Smoking still leading cause of deaths in Jersey

SMOKING is still one of the leading causes of death in adults over the age of 35, despite a decrease in the number of smokers in Jersey over the past decade, a report has found. The Jersey Smoking Profile 2015, published by the Health Department, reveal
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:18
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[Asia, India] 19% girl students in Bhopal use tobacco

Children in government schools are more likely to use tobacco than their private school counterparts in Bhopal, a survey by People’s Medical College has revealed. The survey conducted among 2,285 schoolchildren in Bhopal by People’s Medical College, Bhop
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:18
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Cigarette smoking at an all-time low among American adults

“Efforts undertaken for the last several years are finally taking effect,” said Dr. Robert Sussman, director of the Atlantic Respiratory Institute in Summit, N.J. “Banning smoking in public places made it less socially acceptable (and) taxes have taken t
New York Daily News
added Feb 29, 2016 01:33
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