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Study: Tobacco control measures to prevent some 7.4 million premature deaths by 2050

Study: Tobacco control measures to prevent some 7.4 million premature deaths by 2050

Exposure to air pollution during prenatal period is associated with increased risk of respiratory infection in children

Exposure to air pollution during prenatal period is associated with increased risk of respiratory infection in children

Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Vitamin C may decrease impact of smoking during pregnancy on childhood respiratory health

Pollen exposure during late pregnancy increases risk of early asthma in child: Study

Pollen exposure during late pregnancy increases risk of early asthma in child: Study

Exposure to passive smoking may increase risk of invasive meningococcal disease in children

Exposure to passive smoking may increase risk of invasive meningococcal disease in children

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy may harm child’s health

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy may harm child’s health

Researchers identify 4 new genetic regions that influence birth weight

Researchers identify 4 new genetic regions that influence birth weight

Researchers discover four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight

Researchers discover four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight

Neonatal TSH screening insensitive for iodine insufficiency

Neonatal TSH screening insensitive for iodine insufficiency

Nicotine exposure causes asthma in smoker's grandchildren

Nicotine exposure causes asthma in smoker's grandchildren

Study identifies critical contributors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Study identifies critical contributors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Longer period of formula feeding may increase ALL risk

Longer period of formula feeding may increase ALL risk

Inhaled corticosteroids increase Staphylococcus pneumoniae infection risk

Inhaled corticosteroids increase Staphylococcus pneumoniae infection risk

Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking may promote obesity in adolescents

Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking may promote obesity in adolescents

Incentives can help promote drug abstinence among pregnant women with heroin or cocaine addiction

Incentives can help promote drug abstinence among pregnant women with heroin or cocaine addiction

Childhood asthma link shows it is never too soon for mums to quit smoking

Childhood asthma link shows it is never too soon for mums to quit smoking

Smoking during pregnancy associated with wheezing and asthma in preschool children

Smoking during pregnancy associated with wheezing and asthma in preschool children

‘Strong evidence’ for causal link between parental smoking, childhood asthma

‘Strong evidence’ for causal link between parental smoking, childhood asthma

Daily use of vitamin C by smoking pregnant woman improves pulmonary function in babies

Daily use of vitamin C by smoking pregnant woman improves pulmonary function in babies

Citywide ban on public smoking can impact maternal and fetal health

Citywide ban on public smoking can impact maternal and fetal health