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[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01
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REPORT 6 OF THE COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH (A-10) Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoking Cessation Programs Reference Committee D (PDF)

s. E-cigarettes might present an effective alternative to leaf tobacco use for some smokers, but clinical testing, larger population studies, and full analyses of their ingredients and manufacturing processes need to be conducted before their safety, viab
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:07
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Can new FDA graphic warning labels for tobacco pass a first amendment legal challenge?

In an analysis of legal and scientific issues for graphic warning labels published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, John Kraemer, JD, MPH, outlines how the courts will likely analyze graphic warnings and identifies what health evidence mus
Science Codex
added Jun 18, 2013 06:11
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The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 11, 2013 14:25
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New Study: Healthy Lifestyle Starts with No Smoking

underscores the huge benefits of adopting heart-healthy behaviors, and shows that not smoking has the greatest benefit of all. The study found that adopting four healthy behaviors – not smoking, regular exercise, eating a Mediterranean-style diet and kee
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 6, 2013 11:19
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The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China survey

China's large price spread across cigarette brands appears to alter the brand selection of some consumers, especially smokers of cheaper brands. Tobacco pricing and tax policy can influence consumers’ incentives to switch brands. In particular, whereas ad
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2013 13:39
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[Uae: Dubai] Anti-smoking campaign targets young users

Medical specialists highlighted the adverse effects of smoking on the skin, heart, gastrointestinal tract and bones during an anti-smoking campaign at the American College of Dubai.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 21, 2013 13:01
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[Asia] Qatar marks progress in fight against smoking

with close to 57% of male smokers having tried to quit the habit during the last 12 months, a survey has revealed. "The percentage of men who tried to quit smoking was 56.9%, with higher proportion being among those aged 18-44 years (58.3%) than those ag
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43
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[New York] Smoking: Weight watchers | Bad news for advocates of higher cigarette taxes

Bloomberg may well be right to push for more bans. A new paper by Abel Brodeur of the Paris School of Economics, based on extensive surveys in America, suggests that bans on smoking are not just effective but actually make smokers happier. By not allowing
The Economist
added Apr 15, 2013 08:31
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Scientists create new tools for battling secondhand smoke

Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence of secondhand smoke and even third-hand smoke
EurekAlert
added Mar 21, 2013 16:13
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