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Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

Tobacco caused 7.1 million deaths worldwide in 2016, and poor diet was associated with 1 in 5 deaths, according to a new report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15
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A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (564pp)

The persistence of disparities in tobacco use and subsequent tobacco-related disease underscores the importance of focusing on understanding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD). The goal of this NCI monograph... is to synthesize the research lite
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:14
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[UK-Scotland] Snacks, fags and booze: Scotland's triple health challenge

Of the trio of major health time bombs – smoking, drinking, and obesity – smoking remains the biggest killer. Around a fifth of Scots smoke and tobacco is responsible for about 10,000 – one fifth of all – deaths a year in Scotland as well as 128,000 hosp
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:50
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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Tobacco use and socioeconomically disadvantaged groups. ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2017 11:01
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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Govt.’s war on tobacco increases smuggling of cigarettes and beedi consumption

increasing the prices of cigarettes has caused proliferation of illicit cigarettes smuggled from nearby countries and the consumption of beedi among low income groups. The beedi industry is under-regulated and therefore under-priced, says the latest ann
The Island (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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[Bangladesh, UK] British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco

The Foreign Office is immersed in a major lobbying row after it emerged that a senior official sought to help a British tobacco company to avoid paying tax owed to one of the world’s poorest countries. Alison Blake, the British high commissioner to Bang
The Observer (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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