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[Asia] Smoking kills more than 40,000 every year in Vietnam

spend VND31 trillion on tobacco products each year, while the total cost for the treatment of these diseases and losses to businesses from illness and early death...despite a reduction, the percentage of adult males who smoke remains high at 45.3%. The r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 12, 2018 01:23
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Study: Savvy Social Media Campaigns Spur Growth In JUUL Device Use

Reports that use of electronic cigarettes is declining may not have accounted for explosive growth in sales of the JUUL device, a novel product that has benefited from social media marketing campaigns to reach young consumers, according to a study led by
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 11, 2018 22:01
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Korea - South] Health authorities: e-cigarettes contain more tar than ordinary cigarettes

South Korea's health authorities have found that heat-not-burn tobacco products sold in the Korean market have the same level of nicotine as conventional cigarettes but contain more tar. The electronic cigarettes have also been found to contain five "gro
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:53
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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions using cell phones in a low-income population

Discussion Cell phone interventions for low socioeconomic groups are a cost-effective use of healthcare resources. Intensive Care was the most cost-effective strategy both for men and women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2018 22:35
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[Asia, China] Healthy by design

A new report on designing healthy urban areas in China says cities "should integrate health into urban planning and design"...easures." The Tsinghua-Lancet Commission report also points out that more than 50 percent of men in China smoke, and that reduc
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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#ECFS2018 – Tobacco Smoke Exposure Greatly Speeds Loss of Lung Function in Children with CF, Study Reports

CF News Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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Smoking tied to localized prostate cancer recurrence, metastasis, death

Patients with localized prostate cancer who were smokers at the time of local therapy had a higher risk of experiencing adverse outcomes and death related to the disease, a systematic review and meta-analysis has shown. Current smokers in the study had
Internal Medicine News
added Jun 8, 2018 19:14
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