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Cheap Cigarettes in Europe Associated With Increased Infant Mortality

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Filippos Filippidis MD MPH PhD Lecturer in Public Health School of Public Health Imperial College London London
MedicalResearch.com
added Sep 19, 2017 14:33
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[Asia, India] Non-smokers can get lung cancer and the reasons are around us

While it is true that smoking causes four out of five cases of lung cancer, the trend of lung cancer in non-smokers is also on the rise.... Second-hand smoking is of two types: the first type is the smoke exhaled by a smoker and the second type is that wh
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:32
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[Kentucky] Free Smoking Cessation Supplies Being Offered to Owensboro Residents

The Green River District Health Department is in charge of the program and is responsible for giving out supplies. The Messenger-Inquirer reports up to eight weeks of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges will be given to those who sign up for the smoking ce
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:26
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[UK] One Million Brits Blighted By Avoidable Sight Loss

Research published in the British Medical Journal reveals as many as one in five cases of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the UK’s leading cause of blindness, are caused by tobacco consumption. Making smoking directly responsible for around 120,0
The Voice (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:13
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[UK-Wales] New Plan to Stub Out Smoking

A new plan to reduce the number of smokers in Wales to 16% by 2020 has been launched by the Welsh Government. Smoking contributes most to the current burden of disease in Wales, causing approximately 5,450 deaths each year and costing the NHS an estima
The Wave and Swansea Sound (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:08
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LETTER: Call center or smoke center?

In 2016, Alorica reportedly opened thousands of positions in its customer engagement centers in the Philippines... In Ilocos Norte, the Centennial Arena’s facade has practically become a “smoking center.”... If smoking and vaping are allowed in this area
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:51
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[Asia, India] LMRC to frisk passengers for tobacco products from next week

With instances of people littering and spitting inside Metro stations showing no signs of abating, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has decided to frisk all passengers, both men and women, at the entry points of stations from next week to prevent the
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 23:57
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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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[California] Town Business: Who Is Lobbying Against Oakland's Flavored Tobacco Ban?

Oakland residents have been targeted with ads from a group called "Let's Be Real Oakland,"... But it appears that Let's Be Real Oakland is a project paid for entirely by the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.
East Bay Express
added Sep 20, 2017 23:30
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New Path for Lung Cancer Treatment?

Targeting inflammation linked to fewer lung cancer deaths
MedPage Today
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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