Headlines Tagged with Finland — 442 headlines found
Finnish teens are drinking and smoking less, a study published on Wednesday showed, attributing the decline to advertising restrictions, increased controls and higher sales taxes on the products. The trend was welcomed in Finland, where "binge-drinking
Jun 28, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:50
[Finland] Effect of smoking on use of antibacterials: a 9-year follow-up study of 24 000 working-aged Finns
Background Previous studies indicate an association between tobacco smoking and infectious diseases. However, large population-based follow-up studies including both accurate measurements of smoking behaviour and confounders and a reliable register-based
Jun 14, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2013 18:09
Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
May 13, 2013 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
May 13, 2013 NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23
Finland is the last Nordic country to ban smoking on the rails.
May 3, 2013 YLE24 (fi)
added May 3, 2013 23:28
Conclusions Living within walking distance of a tobacco store reduced the likelihood of smoking cessation among men who were moderate/heavy smokers.
Feb 22, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2013 11:32
[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154
Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Feb 16, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07
The ban on displaying tobacco products in shops has not reduced sales of these products, according to an Esmerk Finnish News story.
Jan 14, 2013 Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 15, 2013 15:24
Health authorities are again seeking to limit smoking on balconies in apartment blocks. 9:54
Dec 18, 2012 YLE24 (fi)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:06
A new project has been developed by the Cancer Society of Finland. Intended primarily for schools and teachers to use for health education, it is an interactive website that shows the impact of smoking on different parts of the body.
Nov 7, 2012 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 14, 2012 06:43