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[Australia] Four out of 10 men who die of cancer could have avoided it

The cancers responsible for the largest numbers of potentially preventable deaths were lung, bowel, melanoma, liver and stomach cancers. "By far the biggest preventable cause of cancer deaths in Australia is tobacco smoke," says Professor Whiteman. It
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:46
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted. Clinicians report low levels of prescribing NRT during pregnancy, due to safety concerns and low lev
Medical Journal of Australia
added Dec 12, 2017 17:04
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[Australia] Researchers indicate nicotine replacement is safer for pregnant women than smoking

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is safer than smoking and should be recommended to more pregnant patients who are not able to quit on their own, according to a new review study in the Medical Journal of Australia led by a Ben-Gurion University of the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:03
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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[Australia] Smoking ban tipped for Cottesloe beaches in new year

SMOKING could now be banned on Cottesloe’s beaches in the new year after a change to local laws was gazetted before State Parliament finished sitting for 2017 last week. The gazetted change to the Local Government Property Local Law would allow the Cott
communitynews.com (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:25
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[Australia] 'I don't want to upset anyone': Roxy Jacenko airbrushes cigarette out of photo shoot after being SLAMMED by Instagram critics for glamorising smoking

Last Wednesday saw select Instagram followers criticising her use of a cigarette as a prop during a recent photo shoot. Comments on Roxy Jacenko's page included 'such a shame about the smoke' and 'you don't need that dumb prop.' A week later, the 37-y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:21
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[Australia] City to tighten smoking laws

Smoking on Albany beaches and playgrounds could be prohibited in the next two years as the City of Albany plans to reduce exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Last year the City endorsed a public health plan which vowed to “reduce community exposure to
West Australian (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:50
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