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[Europe] Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries

A study of 23 EU countries found that larger price differences between high and low priced cigarettes are associated with higher infant mortality. Scientists already know that high cigarette prices reduce smoking rates, and that levels of smoking affect
Imperial College London (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:10
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[Europe] Budget cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates in EU countries

researchers from Imperial College London have found an association between infant mortality rates and the differences in costs between higher and lower priced cigarettes. The authors say that eliminating budget cigarettes from the market may help to reduc
EurekAlert
added Sep 19, 2017 01:53
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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking remained among the leading five risk factors for DALYs for 109 countries,..In GBD 2016, we are producing estimates for the following five new risks: smokeless tobacco, low birthweight and short gestation, low birthweight for gestation
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:16
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3 takeaways from the national cancer institute report on tobacco-related health disparities

1. Tobacco use today is characterized by gaps within “enormous progress.” / 2. Certain populations and patterns have been overlooked and more research is needed / 3. Tobacco control strategies can significantly reduce tobacco-related health disparities.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2017 16:29
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Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

For other indicators, including childhood overweight, suicide mortality, harmful alcohol use, smoking, and interpersonal violence mortality, performance was much more heterogeneous across levels of SDI, with many high-SDI countries performing relatively p
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:12
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Without clarity, wellness incentive goes up in smoke

“Not all tobacco cessation and wellness programs are created equal,” cautions Don Powell, Ph.D.... He suggests HR departments be advised to meet all the RAS criteria, including embracing approaches with a proven track record for success and a design that
Employee Benefit Adviser
added Sep 11, 2017 23:16
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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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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[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking costs – how about a month off this October?

Stoptober, which encourages smokers to go smokefree for 28 days, launches on 1 October and the Department of Health and Social Care is again backing the annual campaign from NHS England which last year saw 2.5 million attempt to quit. Stoptober is based
Manxnet (im)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:30
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