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For Breast Cancer Patients, Never Too Late To Quit Smoking

a large study of breast cancer survivors has found that those who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33 percent lower risk of death as a result of breast cancer than those who continued to smoke. The study involved more than 20,600 women with brea
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:24

[UK] If you’re going to drink alcohol, make it part of a Mediterranean diet: It’s 'not the amount you drink but the manner in which you drink it that counts’

Some studies such as the Million Women Study (which really did involve well over a million women) found no increased risk of these cancers for women drinking up to two units a day, so long as they were non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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Photonumeric scale determines perioral wrinkling associated with female gender, smoking

“After the periorbital area, the mouth area may be the second most important cosmetic unit of the face,” the researchers concluded. “Our data provide added incentive for women to quit smoking to prevent severe wrinkling in this area.” – by Bruce Thiel
added Jan 22, 2016 23:53

[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47

[Denmark] One in nine Danish women smoke during pregnancy

According to Dorte Bertelsen, a midwife at Rigshospital in Copenhagen, a foetus cannot get enough oxygen when its mother smokes and it negatively affects the baby’s weight and development of organs. “Pregnancy usually motivates people to stop smoking, s
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06

New York Today: Making It Official

On this day, in 1908...City Council passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which...made it illegal for anyone managing or owning “a public place” allow women to smoke...vetoed two weeks later by Mayor woman did get arrested...Katie Mulcahey.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2016 15:38

[UK] YouTube Music Videos 'Pose Health Risk To Teens'

British teenagers are being exposed to a high level of tobacco and alcohol images in online music videos, experts warn. Research from the University of Nottingham suggests girls aged between 13 and 15 are the most exposed.
Sky News (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:08

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Lung cancer can hit Asian women who don't smoke

Local doctors have long known that those with a history of smoking - typically men - run a high risk of getting lung cancer. But they have increasingly noticed an unsettling trend here - a sizeable proportion of their patients are Asian, female and have
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 15, 2016 01:48

Merilyn Blue Slims Cigarettes

a high quality slim cigarette with mild flavor and rich fragrance made of tobacco leaves that have been toasted. The elegant design corresponds to women with high-defined individuality which are driven by the desire of seduction... a glamorous smoking exp
added Jan 14, 2016 19:11


FDA has determined that the website,, offers for sale or distributes cigarette tobacco and/or roll-your-own... A tobacco product with a label, labeling, or advertising that uses the descriptor “light,” “mild,” “low,” or a simi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 14, 2016 19:06
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