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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco-related illnesses on the rise in UAE

The incidence of tobacco-related diseases continues to increase in this country, doctors said at a conference in the capital on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu D
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:05
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New Tobacco Atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

graphically details the scale of the tobacco epidemic; the harmful influence of tobacco on health, poverty, social justice, and the environment; the progress being made in tobacco control; and the latest products and tactics being used by the industry to
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 21, 2015 21:56
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

The fifth edition of Tobacco Atlas has revealed that smoking rates have marginally gone down among Indian men between 2009-10—as per Global Adult Tobacco Survey figures—and 2013, but there has been an almost proportionate increase in the number of women
Indian Express
added Mar 21, 2015 21:55
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] EDITORIAL: There is a place for e-cigarettes

a global health conference in Abu Dhabi was told that a study of nearly 20,000 e-cigarette users... Increasing the price of cigarettes is a useful option, especially in preventing children taking up smoking, but that will not solve the problem in itself.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Groups Divided on E-Cigarette Pros and Cons, Agree Regulation Matters

While the vast majority of health experts and public health authorities remain wholly unconvinced as to the apparent ‘safety’ of electronic cigarettes, some influential figures are continuing to throw their support behind the devices. This week, Onassis
Modern Readers (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:21
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Experts Defend E-Cigarettes Amidst Concerns

Health experts at an Abu Dhabi anti-tobacco conference defended e-cigarettes, in spite of the increasing concerns that the devices are not safe and could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction. However, while experts have come to the defense of e-cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:16
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[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco, argileh to kill 1 billion people in 21st century — Princess Dina

Dina Mired has underlined that tobacco and argileh will be responsible for the death of 1 billion people in the 21st century if no radical action is taken in this regard. The princess, who is director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF),
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 21, 2015 19:52
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