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[UK-Scotland] Health inequality ‘Scotland’s greatest challenge’

coupled with decisive action to address alcohol consumption, reduce smoking rates, encourage active living, healthy eating, and promote positive mental health.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 10:02
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[UK-Scotland] Health inequality gap in Scotland narrows

Andrew Fraser, director of public health science at NHS Health Scotland, said: "Measures such as the ban on smoking in public places and minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol are likely to be effective, as would further regulation of the food industry.
BBC Online
added Oct 29, 2014 10:01
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking study shows Aberdeen home air pollution levels worse than Beijing

Smoking study shows Aberdeen home air pollution levels worse than Beijing An Aberdeen University study has shown the extent of the pollution caused by smokingAn Aberdeen University study has shown the extent of the pollution caused by smoking By Stephen W
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Oct 28, 2014 07:43
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[UK-Scotland] Importance of smoke-free homes highlighted

IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:57
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[UK-Scotland] Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

That means that air-particle levels in a home with a smoker are similar to that of the air in large, polluted cities, the study found. Living in smoke-free homes could offer major health benefits to nonsmokers, according to the authors of the study publi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:13
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[UK-Scotland] Non-smoking life in smoking homes comparable to polluted cities

researchers assessed data taken from four linked studies carried out between 2009 and 2013 that included real-time measurements of PM2.5 in homes. These data were combined with other data regarding time-activity patterns and typical breathing rates.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:53
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[UK-Scotland] Fine particulate matter concentrations in smoking households: just how much secondhand smoke do you breathe in if you live with a smoker who smokes indoors?

Fine particulate pollution in Scottish homes where smoking is permitted is approximately 10 times higher than in non-smoking homes. Taken over a lifetime many non-smokers living with a smoker inhale a similar mass of PM2.5 as a non-smoker living in a heav
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2014 09:35
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[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34
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[UK-Scotland] Whisky and cigar firm snapped up

And new owner Stephen Johnstone immediately set his sights on doubling its store portfolio to ten across the UK in the next three to five years. The company, which was established in Glasgow in 1874, has its flagship store in the city's West George Stre
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:34
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish Borders pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban

Pupils have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in Borders schools earlier this year, it has emerged. A total of seven students have had the devices taken off them.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2014 11:58
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