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[Taiwan] 'Smart teeth' track eating, smoking habits

A new smart sensor attached to your teeth can track how much you eat and how much you talk as well as let your doctor know just exactly how much you may be smoking, researchers in Taiwan say. Researchers from National Taiwan University in Taipei recruite
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 20, 2013 10:11

[Taiwan] Do more to reduce smoking: alliance

The Taiwan Medical Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (TMACT) has called on the government to follow the lead of the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative and set out an agenda to gradually end tobacco use.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:09

[Taiwan] 50% of shops sell minors cigarettes: Taipei City DOH

Nearly 50 percent of shops failed inspections regarding the sale of cigarettes to minors, Taipei's Department of Health (DOH) announced yesterday. The DOH sent college students aged over 18 years but wearing high-school uniforms to attempt to purchase ci
The China Post (tw)
added Sep 17, 2013 12:21

[Taiwan] Flavored cigarettes not a safer alternative: foundation

The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) yesterday requested the government amend laws regarding the control of flavored cigarettes and electronic cigarettes as soon as possible due to the slow decline in teen smoking rates. Civil groups like JTF
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:25

Taiwan anti-smoking policies show small effect on teens

Fewer teens are smoking in Taiwan since 2009, when strict smoke-free policies, cigarette advertising bans and other anti-tobacco measures were put into place, according to a new study. But researchers were expecting to see a bigger dip in adolescent smo
added Aug 13, 2013 20:47

[Taiwan] Who Wants a Tooth That Tells Your Doctor When You Drink or Smoke?

That's the idea behind a new Bluetooth-ready fake tooth that works as an oral sensory system. Your mouth makes unique motions when it does everything from eating and drinking to smoking and speaking, and this device uses a tiny accelerometer to record tho
added Jul 28, 2013 20:51

[Asia] Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey in Taiwan

The comprehensive tobacco control programme introduced in Taiwan in 2009 was associated with a reduction in adolescent smoking, particularly among those in earlier stages of smoking and those who resided in non-city areas.
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51

Taiwan’s Tennis Ace Flirts With China. How Could She? Cash.

Taiwan’s government has mobilized domestic companies to come to the rescue. These include the state-owned Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Company, which has agreed to pay Hsieh about $167,700 to endorse Taiwan Beer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2013 12:04

[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46

[Taiwan] Taipei becoming an ashtray for 4 billion cigarettes

Smokers in Taipei light up about 4 billion cigarettes a year, the Taipei City Government said yesterday, which means if discarded cigarette butts were stacked one on top of the other the height would rise 40,000 times taller than the 509-meter-tall Taipei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:51
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