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[Austria] Smoking causes urological diseases

Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU) said on Thursday. However, few people are aware of the fact that only 13 percent of respondents said they know smoking has a
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:39
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[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24
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An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
Trefis
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03
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Feature: Vietnam's cigarette tax hike could see numbers of smokers drop, related illnesses decrease

While experts and healthcare activists said the proposal was too low and not strict enough to reduce consumption and combat trade fraud, domestic smokers argued the hike should be reviewed according to residents' average income.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Sep 19, 2014 16:05
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Graphic News] Korean men among world’s biggest smokers

Lorea’s male smoking rate stood at 43.7 percent in 2012 and was one of the highest of all members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The figure marked a sharp drop from 48.3 per
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:22
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[Spain] SRNT - Europe Annual Meeting September 18th-20th, 2014

Thursday, 18th 13:00 - 17:00 Workshop W1. Genetics of nicotine dependence Workshop W2. Cytisine - one of the most effective and safest treatments for tobacco dependency Taller T1. Abordaje del paciente fumador en atención primaria Taller T2. Poniendo en
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:15
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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[District of Columbia] CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation

Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today. Merlo will discuss the company's recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its leadership in driving the innovations
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:52
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[UK] People urged to protect their eye sight for National Eye Health Week

- Quit smoking: Toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke can damage the delicate surface and the internal structure of the eye, leading to an increased risk of many eye conditions
Kidderminster Shuttle (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:44
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