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Traditional wood-burning ovens are partly responsible for nearly 4 MILLION lung disease deaths from air pollution, expert claims

Schayck said that biomass cooking methods, used by 1.8 billion people, are partly responsible for the surge in deaths. Such cooking methods are commonplace in the developing world, but are also used in trendy pizza and steakhouse restaurants. Tackling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

"Although much of the burden [from these illnesses] is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions, these diseases have received less attention than other prominent non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabet
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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SPANO: There's Smoke Coming From This Dividend Champion And It's Time To Evacuate

While I don't see Armageddon for Altria, I do see a major retrenchment...might eventually become a "weed titan"...look at Philip Morris International. The company does not suffer from near the demographic, regulatory or fundamental challenges that Altria
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 12, 2017 12:59
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06
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FDA's Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes Has Captured the Attention of Regulators and Public Health Experts Around the World / Officials in Canada, New Zealand and U.K. are Now Pursuing Nicotine Reduction Policies

“As other countries seek to implement their own reduced nicotine standards, 22nd Century stands ready to partner with any countries – or tobacco companies – that have a genuine interest in improving the health of smokers.” The Bloomberg article declares
Business Wire
added Aug 10, 2017 01:44
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