Smokeless tobacco increases risk of stillbirth, study finds

09/19/2010 | Reuters

A Swedish study found that women who used "snus" -- a smokeless type of tobacco used as an alternative to cigarettes -- were 60% more likely than nontobacco users to suffer a stillbirth. Light smokers had a 40% increased risk of stillbirth and heavy smokers had a doubled risk compared with women who did not use tobacco, the study found.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer - 14000008LR
Abbott
San Jose, CA