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[New Zealand] Free vouchers for pregnant women who smoke rewards 'bad choices'

Facebook readers have criticised a quit smoking plan for pregnant women, saying it rewards bad behaviour. The Counties Manukau DHB has trialled a programme that gives pregnant women petrol and grocery vouchers as incentives to kick their smoking habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:52
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Predictors of Pregnant Quitters’ Intention to Return to Smoking Postpartum

it might be possible to attempt to change women’s attribution of why they quit to be more permanent and to have them change their self-identity to be a “nonsmoker” from a “smoker who is not currently smoking.” Helping women have stronger intentions to sta
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2015 10:56
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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
ScienceBlog
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11
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Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation?

According to background information from the study, only about one in 10 smokers who quit are still smoke-free after a year, and women have a tougher time quitting than men, even if they smoke the same amount as men.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2015 13:55
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New Survey on Smoking Finds Education, Age and Gender Shaping Americans' Attitudes and Habits More Millennials smoke than older generations - but they don't want anyone knowing about it.

. "Curiously, the smoking rates among Millennials - the generation that has grown up with anti-smoking messages - are actually higher than older age groups, and yet one in three of them hide their cigarette use at work, which likely speaks to the stigma s
PR Newswire
added Jan 6, 2015 15:18
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More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

The researchers focused on six behaviors described as healthy: not smoking, exercising at least 2.5 hours a week, having a normal weight, watching seven or fewer hours of television a week, eating a healthy diet, and drinking some alcohol but no more tha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2015 15:06
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Sex Differences and Menstrual Cycle Phase-Dependent Modulation of Craving for Cigarette: An fMRI Pilot Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

brain function associated with craving for cigarettes fluctuates across the menstrual cycle in women smokers. This result emphasizes the need for gender-specific programs to quit smoking, as well as taking into consideration a menstrual cycle phase during
Psychiatry Journal
added Jan 6, 2015 14:45
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[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38
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[Pennsylvania] 73-year-old woman identified as victim in elderly high-rise fire; smoking may be cause

The medical examiner has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her senior citizen's high-rise near Pittsburgh, but the cause of her death and the fire remained under investigation.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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Scientists discover best time to quit smoking - if you are a woman: Research finds best time to give up is immediately before their period

Research suggests women find it harder to quit because of menstrual cycle Women may struggle to kick habit at start of the follicular phase, which begins after menstruation University of Montreal study tested 34 men and women who smoke more than 15 cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:41
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