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[UK] Mental Health Trust Goes Smoke Free

both Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys and Northumberland Tyne and Wear Foundation trusts look to improve the health...TEWV's medical director said: "People have a perception that smoking actually helps with illnesses such as anxiety and depression. "However sto
Star Radio (uk)
added Mar 11, 2016 16:35

[Asia, India] ‘Passive smoking poses grave threat’

On the occasion of No Smoking Day, students and faculty members of NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, took out a rally on Wednesday. D. Pragathi, associate professor, Department of Chest Studies, NRI Medical College, and consultant physician, Guntur City
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 03:04

[UK] More than 200 smoking-related fires in last five years

MORE than 200 house fires in Cheshire have been caused by smoking over the last five years according to new figures. The figures, released by Cheshire Fire to coincide with today’s No Smoking Day, show that between March 2011 and February 2016 there were
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:52

[UK-Scotland] Dykebar Hospital among mental health units that are smoke-free zones for No Smoking Day

experts say one of the biggest harms to the mental and physical health of people living with a mental illness comes from smoking. Research evidence increasingly indicates long-term smoking is actually associated with adverse mental health effects.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:28

[UK] Smoking could cause disease in more than 1.3 million over the next 20 years

Tobacco will continue to devastate UK lives, with around 1.35 million new cases of smoking related illnesses expected to occur over the next 20 years according to a new report published today (Wednesday) No Smoking Day. "There’s been great progress, but
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:57

[UK] HUNT: No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

So yesterday, we handed in our solution – supported by Kevin Barron MP and more than 16,000 members of the public – to secure the future of these services. We’re proposing a modest levy on the profits made by the tobacco industry – a group who made glob
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:42

[UK] No Smoking Day: Video shows difference in lung capacity between a smoker and non-smoker

The video below is a stark reminder of how harmful smoking is to the lungs. Filmed in a lab, it shows a healthy pink lung in comparison to an organ blackened by smoke. While the healthy lung expands when filled with air, the decreased capacity of the
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:32
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[UK] Smokers who get support more likely to quit habit ($$)

research has proved that a smoker who is nagged about his or her habit is far less likely to be able to quit. Instead, a spouse’s support could be the key to tackling Scotland’s £400 million smoking problem as findings have revealed that it is much more e
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:38

[UK] NO SMOKING DAY: Shock statistics reveal cigarettes caused 200 house fires in Staffordshire

SMOKERS in Staffordshire are being warned about the safety of lighting up after shocking statistics revealed cigarettes sparked almost 200 house fires in five years. Between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2015 there were 191 residential blazes caused
Staffordshire Newsletter (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:37
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco free generation website to target young people

YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work, said 13,000 young Scots take up smoking each year. Now, the agency and other youth organisations have joined forces with anti-smoking charity ASH Scotland to campaign for a tobacco-free generation
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:34
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