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Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths

higher tobacco prices in the United States could save hundreds of infant lives every year by discouraging more women from smoking during and after pregnancy. Specifically, researchers said that each $1 per pack increase in the overall tobacco tax rate ov
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 1, 2015 19:09
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EDITORIAL: Another Reason to Avoid Second-Hand Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Pediatric health care professionals should assess for SHS exposure, be prepared to offer advice regarding evidence-based approaches to smoking cessation, and be familiar with community resources to support smoking cessation. Particular attention to SHS i
Journal of Pediatrics
added Dec 1, 2015 18:58
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BASCO: Secondhand Smoke and Child Motor Development

It is remarkable that both studies demonstrate, in different ways, an inverse association between ETS and motor functioning. In fact, the authors of an accompanying editorial[1] suggest that providers assess for ETS exposure among child patients and then
Medical Tribune
added Dec 1, 2015 18:55
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Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in the journal Pediatrics.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2015 12:01
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[Mid-east, Syria] ISIS sells women "for just $10, or 10 cigarettes"

"Some are sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes," Domle said. Some ISIS fighters send pictures of the women and girls to their families, either to taunt them or demand a ransom.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:44
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[UK-Scotland] Shocking smoking, drinking and drugs statistics amongst mothers-to-be in Dundee

Dundee mothers-to-be are putting their unborn children at risk with a series of reckless actions, shocking new statistics reveal. Worrying numbers of pregnant women are smoking, drinking and taking drugs, according to the data from the Information Servic
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:59
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[UK] Pregnant women exposed to passive smoking deliver babies earlier - research

The research team found that non-smoking women that lived with a smoker were more likely to deliver their babies earlier compared to those who did not live with someone who smoked. Women exposed to passive smoking also had smaller babies, the study, pub
Guernsey Press
added Nov 25, 2015 17:01
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[UK] Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy is Associated With Earlier Delivery and Reduced Birth Weight.

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:43
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[UK] University of Bristol Passive smoking is associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight

But what if a mother doesn’t smoke but lives with someone who does? New research by academics from the University of Bristol has found women exposed to passive smoking, on average, deliver their babies earlier and with lower birth weights compared to unex
University of Bristol (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:42
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[UK] Smoking during pregnancy leaves a genetic mark imprinted in your baby's blood 'that's still detectable 5 years later - and could be linked to autism'

New research has shown blood taken from children up to the age of five contains molecular evidence about whether or not their mothers smoked during pregnancy. The findings offer strong evidence that environmental exposures in the womb remain in the body
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:05
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