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WHO: Europeans 'alarmingly' obese

Russia, Georgia, and Greece have the highest percentage of male smokers (over 50 percent of adults), while female smokers can mostly be found in Croatia, Bulgaria, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Greece (over 30 percent).
added Sep 23, 2015 11:52

[UK] British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use and the numbers of people who are overweight or obese, which are among the major risk factors for early death, remain “alarmingly high” across Europe. It said: “The European region has the highest levels of alco
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:50

[UK] Why young Europeans may live shorter lives than their grandparents: Alcohol and smoking rates are higher than anywhere else in the world... and 60% of the continent is too FAT

WHO report warns of 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity Almost 60% of Europeans are overweight or obese, and 30% smoke... 'What we do not want to see is that we are winning the war against alcohol and smoking but losing the war against obes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:48
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Smoking, alcohol, obesity tar Europe's bill of health – WHO

"If rates of smoking and alcohol consumption and obesity do not decline we may risk the gains in life expectancy we have seen -- which may mean that the next generation may lead shorter lives...Europeans still smoke and drink more than people anywhere el
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:44
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[UK] Young Europeans may die at earlier age than their grandparents, says WHO

Young people across Europe may die at an earlier age than their grandparents if the region fails to curb smoking, drinking...Sugar taxes are among the measures governments should consider...53-member WHO European region, 30% of the population smokes
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:40

[Europe, Poland, UK] British American Tobacco turns to ecigarettes to stay ahead but share price closed on five-day low

BAT hopes to extend its reach through Europe and expand beyond its tobacco cigarettes to make the most of the growing ecigarette movement – which are widely viewed as a healthier option.
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:05

Europe has 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity: WHO

In a report on health in its European Region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that while many countries had reduced risk factors for premature death, rates of obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption "remain alarmingly high". "Europeans dri
added Sep 22, 2015 21:15

[Europe, Poland, UK] British American Tobacco reinforces commitment to next generation products with two announcements

A conditional agreement to acquire 100 percent of the CHIC Group: the market leading e-cigarette business in Poland / A vapour technology-sharing term sheet with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company CHIC Group Agreement...“Today, we’ve announced two significant
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 22, 2015 12:00

[Europe] Eat, Drink, Be Merry: Russia's Spending Habits

Russia leads in three categories: the relative share of expenses for food (30.7 percent), clothing and footwear (9.2 percent) and alcohol and tobacco (8.3 percent)... According to polls, Russians clearly understand that their standard of living is fallin
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 20, 2015 20:58

WHO aims to make Europeans start moving, stop smoking

Wednesday launched strategies aimed at getting Europeans to start moving and stop smoking over the next decade to defuse what it termed the ticking time-bomb of sedentary lifestyles. “Health systems across the region (Europe) risk being crippled by peopl
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:04
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