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14 Percent of Girls in Mainland China May Smoke

A Shanghai-based health research team has found that up to 14 percent of girls in mainland China may smoke, which is much higher than a figure announced earlier by Chinese authorities.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jan 17, 2013 15:28

Impact of Tobacco-Related Health Warning Labels across Socioeconomic, Race and Ethnic Groups: Results from a Randomized Web-Based Experiment

Findings suggest that the greater impact of the pictorial warning label compared to the text-only warning is consistent across diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic populations. Given their great reach, pictorial health warning labels may be one of the
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 15, 2013 12:10

[Pakistan] Sheesha smoking on the rise

The number of drug addicts across the country has doubled from 4 million to 9 million from 2000 to 2012 while the number of Sheesha smokers is also increasing rapidly in Lahore, said an annual report of drug addiction. The total numbers of Sheesha cafes i
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jan 14, 2013 10:01

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report

"This is good news in that there is continuation of the decline in the overall cancer death rate," said Edgar Simard, a senior epidemiologist in the surveillance research program at the American Cancer Society. "The progress we are making in the fight ag
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 11, 2013 16:56

[Ireland] Women and Smoking / Time to Face the Crisis (PDF)

Some of the key recommendations to emerge from the group consultation at the conference and from the focus group research are outlined below: • The barriers to quitting smoking are multi-faceted and include psychological barriers, social factors, access
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:48

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: Individual Behaviors

Figure 5-2 shows that the United States now has the lowest adult smoking rates of all peer countries but Sweden and one of the lowest among OECD countries. In many countries, the mass adoption of smoking occurred earlier among males than among 1 
National Academies Press
added Jan 10, 2013 08:47

State Cigarette Smuggling as a percentage of Total State Cigarette Consumption (legal and Illegal)

WWJ 950 (Detroit, MI)
added Jan 8, 2013 10:30

[New Hampshire] Why people fail to quit smoking

Dr. Charles Felton, a pulmonologist at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, said of the 70 percent who want to quit, 40 percent will actually try to do so. "Of that 40 percent not more than 5 percent are successful by themselves," he said.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 6, 2013 14:36

The Penguin State of the World Atlas: Ninth Edition: Dan Smith
added Jan 6, 2013 14:16

World Atlas: More People Smoking Cigarettes than Ever Before

Top of the charts in terms of nicotine addiction are Asia and Australia, which is where 57 percent of cigarettes are smoked today. These alarming statistics are among many of the intriguing facts laid bare in the ninth edition of Dan Smith's The State o
IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 6, 2013 14:14
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