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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44
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[Hong Kong] Breastfeeding mothers stop nursing sooner when living with smokers

Nursing mothers who live with two or more smokers are more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than those who live in nonsmoking households. In a Hong Kong-based study, researchers discovered that these mothers are at 30 percent higher risk for ending bre
EurekAlert
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[UK] Why non-smokers are getting lung cancer

Researchers aren’t sure why. But there is some science to suggest that women might react differently to nicotine, and that women’s DNA is damaged more easily and more profoundly by carcinogens in tobacco. The health risks to women also may be becoming a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population

Many flight attendants working today were also exposed to high levels of secondhand tobacco smoke before in-flight smoking bans were implemented. The long-term health effects of this mix of occupational exposures, including with regard to cancers which de
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers: study

As for male flight attendants, they are more likely to have melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially if they were exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke. The researchers studied the data from a survey conducted from 2013 to 2014 as part of
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 26, 2018 20:43
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Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Scientists have long suspected that flight attendants’ cancer risk might be affected by their exposure to naturally occurring radiation at high altitudes, shift work, time zone changes that disrupt sleep cycles, and poor cabin air quality, researchers no
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2018 20:42
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[Europe, UK] JARVIS: Why don’t more young women vape? EU regulations are partly to blame

British vaping laws aren’t that Victorian, but there’s room for improvement. While we allow vape shops and vaping in public places, e-cigarette manufacturers face stiff regulation and are prevented from talking about the relative risks of vaping compared
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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Gender differences in negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence differ between African American and White adult cigarette smokers

negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence may be a clinically important and intervenable factor that can inform cessation interventions specifically for Non-Hispanic White women smokers. Further empirical exploration of mechanisms underlying interac
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:25
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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