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Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

"It's well established that smoking and breathing in secondhand smoke are harmful for both mother and baby. Our study adds to the existing evidence base of the negative and longstanding impacts of maternal smoking," said study author Maria Hagnas, of the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2015 20:03
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Smoking in pregnancy 'affects boys' fitness in later life'

Mothers who smoke are putting more than their own health at risk, suggests a study published today in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). Young men whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had lower aerobic fitness compared
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:57
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[UK] ARNOTT: Every nurse can help to stub out smoking

Every healthcare professional who comes into contact with a smoker can make a difference by encouraging them to quit. It might feel like this is a waste of time or isn’t a priority, but we know these conversations make a difference. If we all play our pa
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 13:47
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[Australia] Social group for smokers who miss meeting up for a chat over coffee and a ciggie

Sue Crowe, 62, from Baulkham Hills, has penned an advertisement in her local paper The Hills Shire Times calling for women over 60 who miss having a cigarette at a cafe to join a social group to “buy a coffee, enjoy a smoke and get to know others”.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 6, 2015 20:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea's halting anti-smoking efforts

Things only began to change in the early 2000s, when Kim Jong Il decided to start a massive anti-smoking campaign...North Koreans are exposed to the view of Kim Jong Un, who is said to be a chain-smoker. He is often shown with cigarettes (usually, his fav
NK News
added Dec 5, 2015 17:59
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[UK] Newborns in intensive care exposed to thirdhand smoke residue

Despite hospitals operating a smoke free policy, newborns in intensive care may still be exposed to thirdhand smoke residue from their smoker parents, suggests a small study published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:25
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Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will address potential health consequences and THS-reduction policies. Ultimately, hospital policies and interventions to reduce THS transport and exposure may prov
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2015 02:44
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Newborns in intensive care exposed to thirdhand smoke residue

The researchers wanted to find out if thirdhand smoke residue would be detectable in a neonatal unit of a smoke free hospital, and consequently, whether this type of exposure would be evident in the newborns being treated there. They therefore measured s
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 4, 2015 02:39
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[UK] Higher taxes on cigarettes stop babies DYING: Every $1 increase saves two infants each day, by stopping pregnant women smoking

The reason charging more for cigarettes can help save the lives of babies is because rising tobacco costs helps convince people to stop – rather than start – smoking. Higher cigarette taxes discourages women from smoking during pregnancy, and as a resul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:20
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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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