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[Asia, Pakistan] Quit smoking for your heart

Consultant cardiologist at Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Dr. Yusuf Hasan made these remarks at an awareness campaign organized in connection with World No Tobacco Day here on Thursday. The campaign was organized to highlight the links between the us
The News (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, India] Myths about tobacco consumption busted by pulmonologist!

With the arrival of World No Tobacco Day, one question that looms large is has smoking actually reduced. Several experts are of different opinions, activists driving mammoth anti-smoking campaigns are really optimistic, however, the reality is far from p
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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[Latin America] New report shows tobacco use is falling, but more needed to protect people from heart diseases and other noncommunicable diseases

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable dis
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2018 21:34
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[Cayman Islands] Minister: Cayman to strengthen anti-smoking measures

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, in a message to mark Thursday’s World No Tobacco Day, said the Cayman Islands had begun discussions to fully ratify the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The convention was adopted by th
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 31, 2018 16:00
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[UK-Wales] Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales

Sniffer dogs and Trading Standards officers will be out in Port Talbot talking to the public about the sale of illegal tobacco in their communities. It's a part of an international day of action marking World No Tobacco Day. Anti-smoking charity, Ash C
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:09
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[UK] The true cost of smoking to North East NHS revealed

The true cost of smoking in the North East's been revealed on World No Tobacco Day. New data published today shows the habit costs our region over 613 million pounds a year. The figures reveal the additional pressure smoking is putting on hospitals and
Sun FM 103.4 (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:04
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