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[New Zealand] Achieve Announces Clinical Trial Supply and Cooperation Agreement with the University of Auckland for the Evaluation of Cytisine Compared to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation

. "The use of tobacco products and exposure to tobacco smoke is recognized as the leading preventable cause of death worldwide and additional smoking cessation aids need to be made available."
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:25
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Number of Australian women dying of lung cancer soars by 36 per cent over the past decade - overtaking breast cancer as the biggest killer of females

Health experts say the tobacco industry's advertising techniques have contributed to the increasing number of women falling victim to lung cancer. In the 1980s and 90s women were heavily targeted with feminised 'slim' and 'light' products for sale. 'Th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[UK] How your personality affects your HEALTH: From extroverts to romantics to neurotic types, we reveal the issues tied to each trait - and what to do about it

'People low in conscientiousness were more often overweight, had high cholesterol, inflammation, hypertension and greater rates of gum disease.' Conscientious people are more likely to have active lifestyles, maintain healthy diets and have more self-con
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Autopsy reveals renowned paleontologist who collapsed during a dig did NOT die of an ancient virus hidden in fossils but of a heart attack brought on by a 'social history' of drinking, smoking and marijuana use

Documents show Getty had a 'social history' cigarette smoking, use of vapor pens, social drinking, and marijuana use, which contributed to his death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

Among the recommendations, the Commission suggested increasing the primary care system to... stop people smoking. It cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on nationa
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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International Encyclopedia of Public Health: 2016 Edition - Research and Markets

Key Topics Covered: . . . Tobacco / Alcohol / Drugs
Business Wire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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Cardiovascular Screenings Increase After the ACA, Study in The American Journal of Managed CareĀ® Finds

More physicians screened patients for diabetes and hypertension and especially for tobacco use in the years after 2010, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that payers cover preventive screenings without out-of-pocket costs to patients, according
Business Wire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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Did independent and convenience (small) retailers comply with standardised tobacco packaging in the UK?

Given the value of such research in gauging the effectiveness of retailer-related tobacco policy,6 we examined independent and convenience (small) retailer compliance with standardised packaging legislation in the UK. Small retailers are an important grou
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Kentucky] New Study Shows Lower Lung Cancer Rates in Communities with Strong Smoke-free Laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances"
University of Kentucky
added Nov 28, 2017 21:38
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