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Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

A new World Bank report, Risking your Health: Causes, Consequences and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors, warns that risky behaviors are increasingly prevalent globally, particularly in developing countries, and constitute a growing threat to the
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:11

Risking Your Health | Investing in Health

In a new World Bank book, Risking your Health: Causes, Consequence and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors, we regroup these five risky behaviors – drugs, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy food and risky sex – and investigate them under a common lens, des
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:07

Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors

This report summarizes the existing evidence about the causes and consequences of those behaviors, as well as about interventions aimed at preventing them from a broad range of sources
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:06

[UK] Pregnant smokers: how many are there?

New statistics show how many women are smokers when they give birth, which parts of the country have the most pregnant smokers and how that number is changing
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:40

NEW TOBACCO PRODUCTS: FDA Needs to Set Time Frames for Its Review Process (PDF)

Report to the Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Oct 24, 2013 12:18

College Students Head to Tobacco-Free Campuses

As of July 8, at least 1,182 college and university campuses have adopted smoke-free policies, according to Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights. Of these, 798 campuses have a 100 percent tobacco-free policy. Since September 2012, more than 400 colleges an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:02

[Oklahoma] State smoking rate at historic low

Oklahoma has improved from one of the worst five states for smoking to being ranked 39th in the nation, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Oklahoma was ranked 47th in the nation last year, but smoking rates decreased from 26.1 percent
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 23, 2013 17:42

KRIS: VIDEO: Blame Smokers? Absolutely Not!

Only 16% of our patients today are current smokers. ... it is very important that people who have stopped smoking but develop lung cancer do not blame themselves, and that healthcare providers in particular and society in general do not blame them either.
Medical Tribune
added Aug 12, 2013 17:29

Kids' exposure to secondhand smoke drops — except among those with asthma

secondhand smoke exposure dropped significantly among kids who don’t have asthma, according to the report by the National Center for Health Statistics. “What surprised us was that among kids with asthma, secondhand exposure to smoke did not decrease at a
NBC News
added Aug 8, 2013 04:45

Left behind: widening disparities for males and females in US county life expectancy, 1985--2010 (PDF)

Poor diet, physical inactivity, and smoking accounted for 51.8% of premature deaths in the US in 2010 [9,36]. Therefore, the biggest efforts should be to reduce
Population Health Metrics (uk)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:52
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