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Americans make progress against some health risks, but obesity and smoking cause more deaths

Smoking was the number-one individual risk factor associated with US deaths in 2013 – up from number two in 1990 – contributing to 443,824 American deaths. This increase was largely fueled by changing patterns of behavior among American women. Smoking’s
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:38
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[UK] Stress leads 90% of mothers to resume smoking after pregnancy, study finds

Peer pressure, physiological changes and regaining a sense of identity among other factors driving mass relapse among those who quit while pregnant... ‘Many felt smoking after the birth of their child was acceptable provided they protected their baby fr
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:02
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[North Carolina] Women in Ag: Tobacco Season in Pictures - 1 of 26

We have three greenhouses where we raise plants that will be transplanted to the field on our North Carolina tobacco farm. We lay plastic across the dirt floor because tobacco plants are grown in trays floating in water.
@griculture Online
added Sep 8, 2015 11:13
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[UK] Women lose ground to men in the race to live longer: Stress of juggling jobs and family mean they now live just four years longer

The ONS acknowledged last year that ‘increases in women entering the labour force over the last 50 years are considered to have had an impact on levels of stress, smoking...men’s health has been greatly improved not only by medical advances and the colla
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 20:20
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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[Kentucky] Women's Equality Day and Smoking

As we celebrate the anniversary of women's right to vote on August 26... It is not by accident that tobacco use has increased to the point of creating an epidemic... Smokefree Women (http://women.smokefree.gov), a web site tailored for women, provides in
Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent
added Aug 27, 2015 14:21
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Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11
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Resurgence of anorexic symptoms during smoking cessation in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa: An unseen problem?—Report of two cases

This report describes a resurgence of anorexic symptoms during a smoking cessation program in two patients with a history of anorexia nervosa. These two events were identified among patients lost to follow-up by using a strategy implemented to limit early
International Journal of Eating Disorders
added Aug 26, 2015 23:12
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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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