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Headlines Tagged with Latin America 230 headlines found


The Enduring Effects of Smoking in Latin America

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.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09

[Latin America] World No Tobacco Day helps people consider quitting, research says

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.
Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2012 07:36

[Argentina, Europe, Latin America] Argentines are LatAm's biggest smokers, study says

added Dec 13, 2009 00:00

[Brazil, Latin America] HEALTH: Poisoned Lives: the Price Of Tobacco Farming

added Aug 1, 2005 00:00
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[Latin America] PAHO celebrates 115 years of working to enhance health throughout the Americas

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).
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
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[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
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Brazil, Latin America] Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol

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
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2016 04:32
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[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
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 4, 2016 11:09
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ROMEO-STUPPY: Tobacco Industry Marketing: A Violation of Human Rights in Latin America ($$)

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.
American Bar Association
added Jun 16, 2015 11:22
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[Latin America] First physical evidence of tobacco in Mayan container

added Jan 13, 2012 00:00
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