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[Togo] E-cigarettes connected to problematic drinking, study finds

Using e-cigarettes is related to problematic drinking, according to new research published in Addictive Behaviors...say it's crucial to consider the knock-on effects of e-cigarette use when evaluating their safety, not just their direct health effects.
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 29, 2015 08:19

[Australia] Indigenous health equality gets plan

The plan sets out 20 new goals that deal broadly with improving the health of pregnant women, reducing smoking, tackling diabetes, providing more health checks and achieving better immunisation rates. Four out of 10 indigenous people smoke, and the deat
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 15:34

Italy to ban smoking in cars with pregnant women

Italy’s cabinet last week approved the introduction of a ban on tobacco smoking in cars in the presence of children or pregnant women, according to an ANSA story. Other measures to be introduced include a ban on smoking in the vicinity of paediatric hosp
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2015 09:19

[UK] Government urged to intervene over smoking during pregnancy

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group is calling for the gap to be narrowed in smoking rates between the rich and the poor. More than 70,000 pregnancies every year are affected by mothers-to-be smoking, figures suggest.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:07

[Malaysia] If guys can vape, why can’t girls too?

Several users interviewed by The Malaysian Insider at the Vape Festival at the Shah Alam Convention Centre (SACC) said vaping among women was not wrong, like committing a crime. "Girls and guys are just the same. If it is bad for girls, why is it not ba
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:59

[UK] Blackpool hits back over pregnant smokers

Blackpool Councillor Eddie Collett, the Cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: "In Blackpool, smoking in pregnancy numbers are falling. We have seen significant improvement since 2010." He said they needed to continue the positive work to ensure
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2015 09:13

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 1 in 10 Korean women in their 20s smoke: study

About 10 per cent of Korean women in their 20s are smokers, accounting for the largest portion of all female smokers in South Korea, a government study showed Sunday. While Korean women's smoking prevalence rates are quite low compared to other develope
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 19, 2015 09:08

[Switzerland] More women dying from smoking-related illnesses

Switzerland saw a stark increase in the number of tobacco-related deaths in women between 1995 and 2012, according to the latest figures from the Swiss health ministry. In 2012, 9,500 people died of illnesses connected to tobacco, such as lung cancer or h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:04

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27
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[Pennsylvania] Study explores maternal smoking

The National Cancer Institute recently granted Drs. Bradley Collins and Stephen Lepore of Temple’s College of Public Health $2.7 million to study the growing number of mothers who smoke. In their study, the professors plan to modify the NCI quit-smoking
Temple News (Temple University)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:11
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