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Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds

looked at data from nearly 9,800 women ages 18 to 25 who took part in a federal government survey in 2011. Very light and intermittent smoking -- using cigarettes on some days but not others -- was common among the women. Nearly 20 percent of all the wo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 16, 2015 13:32
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Are Women More Susceptible To Secondhand Smoke Exposure Than Men?

Licensed clinical psychologist Alicia Clark, PsyD, tells Yahoo Health that women can have difficulty speaking up when their needs are in conflict with those of someone they love, as is often the case when smokers and non-smokers live together. “Women are
Yahoo!
added Jul 14, 2015 10:55
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Smoking cessation weight gain quantified

analysed data from 63,403 quitters and 388,432 continuing smokers and found that people who quit smoking gained an average of 4.1 kg weight over about five years, which is 2.6 kg greater than the gain in continuing smokers. They found the amount of diffe
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:26
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The Cost of Smoking in California

healthcare and lost productivity costs attributable to smoking remain high. Compared to costs for 1999, the total cost was 15% greater in 2009. However, after adjusting for inflation, real costs have fallen by 13% over the past decade, indicating that eff
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 11, 2015 10:48
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[UK] Cancer rates in women have increase THREE times faster than in men over the last 10 years

Lung cancer rates in males were 50.8 per cent higher in the North East of England (116.7 cases per 100,000 males) compared with the South East (77.4 cases per 100,000 males). They were also double that of women in the North East (102.2 cases per 100,000
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 13:40
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Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 9, 2015 13:15
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Can't resist a cigarette with your drink? Blame your mother! Gorging on junk food during pregnancy 'can shape child's taste for nicotine and alcohol', experts warn

If she gorges on junk food, it seems to change her child’s brain, programming it to enjoy the combination of the two vices. The experiments were done on rats but the New York researchers believe they help why so many of us light to light up while having
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:14
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[UK] Deadly legacy of trying to appear seductive in the 1970s: Record numbers of women suffering from lung cancer after being lured into smoking by adverts

They were lured to start smoking in their thousands by advertisements that promised to make them look glamorous and independent. Now record numbers of women are suffering the legacy of 1970s commercials – and tragically are developing lung cancer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:24
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[UK] Number of women in South Derbyshire smoking at birth above national rate

THE number of women in South Derbyshire still smoking up to the time of giving birth is much higher than the national average, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 14.4 per cent of pregnant
Burton Mail (uk)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:43
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Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

in the June edition of the journal Addiction. The researchers collected data on how many people use alcohol, tobacco and drugs, how often they use it and the harm it does....More than a billion people, or 20 percent of the human race, smoke tobacco...."W
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:38
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