Headlines Tagged with policy impact — 574 headlines found
Stricter rules on smoking, reimbursed anti-smoking programmes and smoke-free public places are among the ways to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from being a public health crisis, says Mikaela Odemyr. Mikaela Odemyr is the president
Nov 15, 2017 EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
November is International Lung Cancer Awareness Month...18 regions in China, including provinces, cities and municipalities, have made regulations to prohibit smoking in indoor public and working areas, in the hopes that creating more smoke-free environme
Nov 17, 2017 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:10
Experts on bladder cancer believe more needs to be done to highlight the strong link between the disease and smoking. Robert Jones, Professor at the Glasgow Institute of Cancer Sciences, said the link with smoking had gone largely unrecognised. About 830
Oct 14, 2017 The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:25
Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Oct 8, 2017 Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
The recent opinion piece (“My Voice: Why sin taxes fail”) published by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, erroneously claims that raising the state’s excise tax on tobacco would fail to produce significant benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Oct 5, 2017 Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 5, 2017 12:54
New data published in a University College of London (UCL) report shows quitting success rates are up to 19.8% for the first 6 months of this year, significantly higher than the average for the last 10 years (15.7%). The figures show, in particular, tha
Sep 28, 2017 LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:23
The authors have shown a positive association between smoking cessation and cosmetic surgery. Requesting a period of cessation before cosmetic surgery may promote long-lasting smoking cessation.
Aug 31, 2017 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
added Aug 31, 2017 15:29
[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility
The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Jul 24, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Aug 21, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
American College of Surgeons (ACS) quality improvement program that moves the concept of the checklist (used in operating rooms across the country to reduce medical mishaps) out of the operating room and into the preoperative setting is linked to a two-th
Jul 24, 2017 EurekAlert
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12