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[Asia-pacific] Personalized Risk Assessment in Never, Light, and Heavy Smokers in a prospective cohort in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The risk model for heavy smokers can allow us to stratify heavy smokers into subgroups with distinct risks, which, if applied to low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening, may greatly reduce false positives.
Scientific Reports
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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[Asia, Taiwan] Taichung to ban smoking in some outdoor arcades

City Government and four major convenience store chains are cooperating to introduce a ban on smoking in outdoor arcades starting in January. The city government said it has long received public complaints about second-hand smoke in the major chainstores
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 4, 2016 17:29
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[Asia, Taiwan] Heavy-smoking 19-year-old male had pneumothorax scare

A 19-year-old male who recently suffered sudden sharp chest pain and difficulty breathing was diagnosed with pneumothorax, which his doctor said might have been caused by his heavy smoking habit.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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[Taiwan] Taoyuan's non-smoking park policy sparks anger

Smokers and non-smokers alike have complaints about Taoyuan County’s non-smoking parks plan, which aims to increase their number to 376 by next month. The county government defended the move as following Ministry of Health and Welfare policy, adding that
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:38
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[Asia, Taiwan] Novel Serum Biomarker Bilirubin Predicted Lung Cancer Risk in Smokers

Smokers with low bilirubin levels were at increased risk for lung cancer incidence and mortality compared with those who had the highest bilirubin levels, making serum bilirubin a potential biomarker for lung cancer risk prediction, according to data pres
ScienceDaily
added Apr 8, 2013 09:06
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Smoke and fire between Taiwan Health Bureau and National Theatre

Performers on the stage of the National Theatre and Concert Hall in Taiwan have, for the first time in the 25 years since the establishment of the venue, been fined for smoking on stage.
Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:02
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[China, Taiwan] Gov't to strictly enforce duty-free tobacco sales

The China Post (tw)
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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[Taiwan] Anti-tobacco legislation results in less smokers

The China Post (tw)
added Jan 13, 2012 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Foundation urges ministry to outlaw smoking rooms

Smoking rooms should be banned because particulate matter inevitably drifts into the surrounding environment, John Tung Foundation officials said on Thursday, as the nation considers revisions to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act
Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 3,000 kilos of drugs seized in Taiwan last year

It seized 2.12 million counterfeit cigarette packs last year, down 21.9 percent from the previous year...Customs Administration said it will devote more of its efforts to preventing counterfeit cigarette and alcohol smuggling later this year when the prac
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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