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[Asia, China] Pulmonary disease a big health threat

China has nearly 100 million people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, placing the respiratory condition among the country's biggest public health challenges...more than 40 percent of smokers over 60 have COPD.
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:04
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[Czech Republic] Smoking ban in restaurants reduces smoking-related diseases

The statistical data of the Czech Institute of Health Information and Statistics (UZIS) on the number of hospitalised persons over smoking-related diseases show its fall after smoking ban in restaurants was enacted last May, Ondrej Majek, an UZIS expert,
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:05
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[Australia] Age no barrier to lung cancer survival

A person's chance of surviving lung cancer doesn't depend on age - getting diagnosed early is what counts. Research presented at the Australian Lung Cancer Conference in Sydney on Tuesday shows there is no correlation between age and lung cancer surviva
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:40
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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[UK] Men will live as long as women by 2032 because far fewer men are now smoking

Men have given up smoking quicker than women with 16 per cent now smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:05
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[UK] Men will live as long as women by 2032 because far fewer men are now smoking

Men have given up smoking quicker than women with 16 per cent now smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:14
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[UK] Choose wisely, ladies — men are to live as long as you

The biggest reason for the narrowing of the long-established life expectancy gap is to do with the differing levels of smoking between the sexes...After the Second World War, more than 80% of men smoked, while the proportion of female smokers peaked at 40
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:54
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Putin claims credit for healthier Russia as vodka intake falls

Life expectancy has risen to 73 years, up from just under 65 in 2003, a pace among the fastest in the world, Mr Putin said at his state of the nation speech... “Healthy people and healthy habits... Smoking and drinking have fallen sharply, following gover
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:16
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packs effective

Graphic health warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs have proven to be effective in informing smokers about the dangers of smoking since the GHW law was implemented two years ago, health advocacy groups said.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:49
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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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