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[Asia, India] How tobacco smoke can affect your heart (World No Tobacco Day is on May 31)

"Inhaling the smoke from tobacco builds fatty material -- atheroma -- in the heart of the smoker which then damages the inner lining of arteries and also narrows them further," Tapan Ghose, Director & HOD, Cardiology at Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospit
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:26
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[Asia, China] Guangdong residents urged to tackle widespread smoking

A senior health official in southern China’s Guangdong province has urged residents to join hands with government departments to help reduce the prevalence of smoking. “Tobacco control is still a long and tough task in the province, and all residents sho
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2018 12:41
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day 2018: Things parents should do to shield children from perils of passive smoking

Dr Vivek Anand Padegal, Director Pulmonology, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, shares some tips on how you can do it.
The Health Site (in)
added May 29, 2018 15:57
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] E-cigarette use in youth on rise in twin cities

e-cigarette was gradually increasing in youth of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. According to health experts, recent surveys have indicated that more minors and young adults have started using e-cigarettes including middle and high school student
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day 2018: Passive Smoking And How It Is Harming you

On World No Tobacco Day 2018, we talk about health hazards of passive smoking or second-hand smoking. ..Passive smoking or second-hand smoking is bad for you, even if you yourself are not smoking. When you are near a person who is smoking a cigarette, mo
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added May 28, 2018 13:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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