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[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28
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New research finds smoking and mother's genetics combine to increase likelihood of twins

African American mothers who smoke and have a genetic profile that includes a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of the TP53 gene have an increased likelihood of having twins, concluded a team of researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:30
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[Asia] China Rolls Out New Blueprints for Anti-Smoking

China continues to show its determination to eradicate smoking among its citizens as April 2015 sees Beijing open a public vote to select one of the three "no smoking" hand signals and Shanghai has its sights set on passing a law against smoking indoors.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:02
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Want to quit smoking? Steer clear of beautiful women, study finds

smokers who want to quit the habit should refrain from viewing photos of attractive women, since this could put them in an immediate-gratification state of mind, leading to reduced self-control over smoking, according to a research paper by a Taiwanese sc
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:10
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Breastfeeding May Help Women Who Smoke Avoid Relapse After Giving Birth

Published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found while women reduced the amount they smoked during their pregnancies, they relapsed to more than half their preconception smoking levels by the nine months after giving birth. Women who
Medical Daily
added Apr 17, 2015 16:17
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[UK] 'Getting drunk won't harm my baby', say 10% of pregnant women: Shocking poll reveals how many mothers-to-be smoke, drink too much caffeine and eat 'forbidden' foods

20% of pregnant women drink alcohol and 10% smoke when expecting
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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[New Jersey] Local History: Cigarette warning makes smoking history

The report told "only facts the public already knew," wrote The Millville Daily's Dave Gifford, an admitted smoker for years. Many would read "and for the most part shrug" off the report, wrote Gifford. "That's the way Americans are."
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:41
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Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking

American women who believe smoking helps control weight are less likely than other female smokers to try quitting in response to higher cigarette prices and anti-smoking messages, a new study finds. "We found that concerns about weight are a significant
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 14:43
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Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study / Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Forty-two percent of the women prescribed narcotics smoked during pregnancy, compared to 26 percent of the women not prescribed narcotics. The more cigarettes women smoked daily, the more likely she was to give birth to a baby with withdrawal.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 10:18
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Young Women’s Hearts at Risk

signs that the disease, its precursors and its potentially fatal consequences are increasing among young women...while smoking has declined among older women, “young women are the ones still smoking,” Dr. Andersen said. Women on birth control pills who sm
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 13, 2015 10:04
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