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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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Smaller Majority of Heavy Smokers Say They Want to Quit

A majority of all U.S. cigarette smokers would like to quit, but heavier smokers are less likely to say this than lighter smokers. Sixty-eight percent of smokers who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes a day say they would like to quit, compared with 73
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2017 15:42
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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Americans are more likely to believe smoking is very harmful to adults who smoke (85%) than to say secondhand smoke is very harmful to adults (59%). Both percentages are the highest in Gallup's trend, although not substantially different from prior measur
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2017 03:25
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Strong Uptake in Tobacco Uptake Warning

Our chart today shows the number of countries that have legislated for mandatory graphic images, and this has now reached 78 countries, covering close to half of the world’s population. This initiative has been promoted by the World Health Organisation’s
The Market Mogul (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:17
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[UK] British women have shorter lifespans and the second worst life expectancy in Europe because of heavy smoking and hard drinking, experts say

Female life expectancy in the UK is three years less than in Spain and worse than in poorer countries such as Slovenia and recession-hit Greece, according to a report from Public Health England. Only Denmark has a worse record. Last night, experts warne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:55
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2016 National Health Interview Survey (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (17.8%) than for women (13.9%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (26.1%) than for women (18.8%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 23, 2017 14:40
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Daily chart: The last gasp

Although the number of countries adopting such measures has steadily grown, loopholes remain common. Outside Europe, taxes on cigarettes tend to be low. As a result, smoking in the rest of the world was just as affordable in 2016 as it was in 2008—and in
The Economist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

56% of smokers believe they are discriminated against 17% who are overweight say they are victims of discrimination Discrimination against overweight essentially unchanged since 2003
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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