Headlines Tagged with Latin America — 230 headlines found
Unless innovations in the detection and treatment of chronic diseases are introduced soon, continued gains in adult survival in Latin America and the Caribbean region may slow down considerably.
Apr 16, 2015 American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09
Researchers from the Informatics Program at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitored news promoting the stopping of smoking in seven Latin American countries.
May 31, 2012 Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2012 07:36
Dec 13, 2009 Scottrade
added Dec 13, 2009 00:00
Aug 1, 2005 Tierramérica
added Aug 1, 2005 00:00
Other regional public health achievements to which PAHO has contributed include: The ratification by 30 of 35 countries in the Americas of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Dec 4, 2017 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels
This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Aug 17, 2017 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
Teens who are struggling with mental health disorders are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and use marijuana, a new Brazilian study suggests. Researchers reviewed self-reported data from more than 4,000 high school students in Sao Paulo. T
Aug 5, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2016 04:32
[Brazil, Latin America] High schoolers with mental health issues more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, marijuana
respondents with clinically significant scores on a behavioral screening questionnaire were more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana in the past month compared to those without symptoms. The study is among the first to highlight the link between
Aug 2, 2016 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:09
In addition to the staggering damage to life and health, tobacco use is a significant drain on economies and development. The United Nations Development Programme has warned that tobacco use alone costs the world one to two percent of its GDP each year.
Apr 1, 2015 American Bar Association
added Jun 16, 2015 11:22
Jan 11, 2012 ScienceDaily
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