Headlines Tagged with Finland — 442 headlines found
Finnish Ministry said that the new Directive aimed to prevent young people from taking up smoking in particular. Smoking causes an estimated of 700,000 premature deaths in the EU per year. However, the new Directives do not focus on the health issues but
Dec 24, 2013 FINNBAY (fi)
added Dec 25, 2013 00:24
Cancer Society of Finland has a terrifying vision of the future for people who still light up. Within a few years, the organization claims, smokers will resemble fat, sexless, acne-covered zombies. Okay, perhaps not quite. But a new site launched by the
Dec 11, 2013 The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 11, 2013 22:31
Research showed that smoking is less prevalent among men of working age, women, and boys and girls under the age of 18 than it was in years gone by. Women are now smoking at the same level they were in the early 1980s. In 2011, almost one in five Finns h
Nov 3, 2013 Icenews (is)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:57
A new health protection law could see the end of smoking on apartment balconies, if it damages neighbours’ health. The scent of smoke could be enough to prove an effect on health.
Oct 30, 2013 YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:44
"Tobacco Body," created by the Cancer Society of Finland, takes a full-body look at what long-term smoking does to a variety of body parts and functions in both men and women.
Oct 18, 2013 New York Daily News
added Oct 18, 2013 07:26
The study also shows that smoking in Finland has gone into decline, albeit slowly. The sharpest fall in smoking of late has been seen among men. According to this survey, 21% of Finnish men smoke on a daily basis, while that figure for women is 14%.
Oct 16, 2013 YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:26
[Finland] Women who smoke and have high blood pressure are 20 TIMES more likely to suffer a brain haemorrhage than non-smoking men with low blood pressure
This research could help doctors decide which patients are likely to suffer a rupture of their aneurysm and which, therefore, need treatment to prevent a haemorrhage.
Sep 12, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 11:52
As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobac
Sep 9, 2013 Science Codex
added Sep 10, 2013 13:13
A new taxation scheme suggested by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK would raise the retail price of less expensive cigarettes the most.
Aug 5, 2013 YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:24
Adolescents in Finland are drinking and smoking less than before. The percentage of habitual smokers in the 14-18 age group has fallen to 12%, from 25% in 2001. In the same age group, 29% of people say they don't drink alcohol â€“ a record number for the
Jun 28, 2013 West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:25