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Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

Tobacco caused 7.1 million deaths worldwide in 2016, and poor diet was associated with 1 in 5 deaths, according to a new report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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American Association for Cancer Research Releases Cancer Progress Report 2017

Thanks to public education and policy initiatives, total U.S. adult cigarette consumption, which is the leading cause of lung cancer, decreased by 38.7 percent from 2000 to 2015.
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific] Asia's smoking addiction

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world's top smokers as 76% of them smoke. According to the WHO estimates tobacco kills around 6 million people annually around the globe causing a damage of trillions of dollar
The Nation (th)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:37
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41
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QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Who Ever Used an E-cigarette† and Percentage Who Currently Use E-cigarettes,§ by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2016

Overall, 15.4% of adults aged ≥18 years had ever used an e-cigarette, and 3.2% currently used e-cigarettes in 2016. Adults aged 18–24 years were the most likely to have ever used an e-cigarette (23.5%); the percentage declined steadily to 4.5% among adu
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 24, 2017 22:09
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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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