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[Asia] Death grip: Cancer clawing its way up as killer disease in India

"Cancer's unrelenting march in India is being propelled more by flawed lifestyles than by family histories of cancers," said Mandar Kulkarni, chief technology officer at Cancer Genetics India, a company that offers tests for hard-to-diagnose cancers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:51

[UK-Scotland] Gender divide for health risk to babies of smoking mothers

Scientists have discovered that the livers of foetuses start to process chemicals transferred from blood from their mother's placenta at the end of the first trimester. And new research shows that by-products of cigarettes cause changes in the amounts o
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 11:35

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Pregnant Women.

Misconceptions about e-cigarettes are common among pregnant women, potentially motivating use that may pose risks to both maternal and child health. Screening and education regarding e-cigarettes should be included in prenatal care. Future research in th
Journal of Addiction Medicine
added Jun 12, 2015 22:58

Pregnant women may be unaware of possible e-cigarette risks

In a small U.S. study, nearly half of all pregnant women surveyed did not think electronic cigarettes contain nicotine or know that the devices can be addictive. Almost half of the group of 316 pregnant women also believed e-cigarettes were less harmful
added Jun 12, 2015 22:54

[Iraq, Syria] In Daesh land, girl is sold for 'as little as a cigarette pack'

Teenage girls abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes,” the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April, and has since been working on a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:42


The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28

[Idaho] McINTOSH: How we chose to use photo of woman smoking

" Looks like a cigarette ad from the 60’s. Is this really the example of resting you want to show our youth? Not Cool!!!”... I don’t believe we can protect our children from seeing and hearing bad things in the world. Our kids see people smoking all the
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Jun 9, 2015 07:58

[Ireland] Disadvantaged women more likely to smoke

Women living in poorer communities are more than four-and-a-half times as likely to smoke than those in more affluent communities, according to the latest figures from the HSE. The Irish Cancer Society revealed the figures as it launched the 'We Can Qui
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jun 3, 2015 22:04
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[Africa, Uganda] WOMEN and youths have shifted from Tobacco use to smoking Shisha.

According to a recent study done by the ministry of health and other partners, 62 percent of the entertainment places in Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso and Entebbe were serving Shisha to women an
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:39

Why Women Keep Lighting Up Despite China's Anti-Smoking Campaign

Many women get away with China's anti-smoking campaign and laws because the Chinese society tolerates female smokers as they no longer see them as "strange," even if the public understands the health risks, the market research that published female smoke
added Jun 2, 2015 21:50
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