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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12
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[Australia, USA] 'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought': 67% of smokers WILL die from the habit, says new research

doctors had a low estimate of smokers who die from their habit and that the actual figure was roughly 67 per cent / Smoking can lead to elevated risks of at least 13 different types of cancer / One in five U.S. deaths is tied to smoking, the country's nu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38
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[Norway] Risk factors for heartburn: excess weight, smoking

Excess pounds and smoking might each raise the likelihood of frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a large study from Norway. Other factors linked to higher odds of new GERD symptoms included getting older, being a wo
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2015 10:12
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[Asia, India] Docs’ study warns against effects of nicotine replacement therapy

MUMBAI: Nicotine chewing gums, meant to wean smokers from tobacco, could increase the risk of cancer, too, said a new research paper published by Tata Memorial Hospital doctors.
Times of India
added Feb 25, 2015 19:37
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[Jordan] Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again

It's widely believed that hookahs filter out these heavy metals and are therefore safer than cigarettes, the authors pointed out in a news release from BioMed Central. But researchers from the German Jordanian University and the Royal Scientific Society
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 20, 2015 15:25
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra to take steps to curb tobacco consumption after Patil's death

Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said the government will take steps to curb its consumption. ...has drawn up a 10-point plan to rid train sta
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:59
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[Asia, India] Patil's death spurs Maha to push for public ban on tobacco / The move comes after former state home minister RR Patil’s death on account of severe oral cancer

the government has created the Maharashtra Public Health Act, which will impose a complete ban on consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco in public, making it the first in the country to pass such stringent regulations. Chief Minister Devendra Fadna
BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:22
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[India] Harmful effects of nicotine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nicotine poses several health hazards. There is an increased risk of cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders. There is decreased immune response and it also poses ill impacts on the reproductive health. It affects the cell proliferation, o
Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
added Feb 22, 2015 16:12
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[Nevada] Health District condemns e-cigarettes, wants tighter regulations

The Southern Nevada Health District today issued an advisory condemning electronic cigarettes and pledging to back efforts to restrict their sale. Citing continued studies that show e-cigarettes contain carcinogens — cancer-causing substances — the Hea
Las Vegas Sun
added Feb 21, 2015 22:15
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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