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[Africa, Uganda] She Cranes are anti-tobacco ambassadors

She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
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[West Virginia] Editorial: New statewide push targets smoking during pregnancy

lawmakers also should recognize that the high rate of births affected by smoking is a tragic and expensive problem, with the public often bearing much of the added health care costs. Having some of the cheapest cigarette prices in the nation does not hel
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 14, 2015 15:30
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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[Australia] Guidance for Culturally Competent Approaches to Smoking Cessation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pregnant Women [FREE FULL TEXT]

there appears to be a lack of awareness of the clinical guidelines we published in March 2014, to provide assistance to health providers in evidence-based translational approaches that are culturally competent for this target group.2 This “pragmatic guide
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:18
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[Finland] Boys' fitness affected by smoking mothers - new research shows

In the first study of its kind researchers discovered that the sons of women who smoked had worse aerobic fitness by the age of 19 than those whose mums didn't smoke. Lead author Dr Maria Hagnäs, of the University of Oulu, Finland, said: "It's well est
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:31
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[West Virginia] Summit to deal with tobacco use by pregnant women

The West Virginia Management of Maternal Smoking Initiative, also known by the acronym MOMS, will be unveiled at Wednesday's summit at the state Department of Health and Human Services in Charleston.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 10, 2015 01:03
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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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