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National Health News Lifelong Health begins before Birth

Lifelong Health begins before Birth

We’ve long known that a pregnant mother’s alcohol and tobacco use can harm a developing fetus, but we’re now learning much more about how a baby’s first nine months before birth can affect its health into adulthood. The environment of the womb, which is determined by a mother’s health, lifestyle and surroundings, can alter the […]

4/14/15 at 11:14 am     1424      , , ,     Medical Xpress
National Health News FDA Panel Opposes Dropping Warnings from Tobacco Pouch

FDA Panel Opposes Dropping Warnings from Tobacco Pouch

Government advisers recommended against a proposal by Swedish Match to market its smokeless tobacco pouches as less harmful than cigarettes and other tobacco products. The company has asked the Food and Drug Administration for permission to remove or revise several warning labels on the pouches, called snus. It’s the first request the FDA has considered […]

4/10/15 at 6:52 pm     1425      ,     Medical Xpress
National Health News Childhood ADHD Linked to Secondhand Smoking

Childhood ADHD Linked to Secondhand Smoking

Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain. The association was stronger for kids with one or more hours of secondhand smoke exposure every day, the authors found. And the results held […]

4/7/15 at 12:53 pm     1347      , ,     Reuters
National Health News Ultrasounds Reveal Effects of Smoking During Pregnancy

Ultrasounds Reveal Effects of Smoking During Pregnancy

Know someone who’s smoking while pregnant? They need to see this. Dr Nadja Reissland, of Durham University, said the ultrasound scans show unborn babies of mothers who smoke may have delayed development of their central nervous systems. Scans reveal fetuses carried by smokers touch their faces more than those carried by non-smokers – a sign […]

4/6/15 at 12:40 pm     1294      , ,