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[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and homes, and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2 (PDF)

29. Despite a decline in smoking in the home, a sizeable minority of children are still affected by this. Therefore, continued efforts to reduce children’s exposure to smoke in the home remain vital. 30. E-cigarette use appears to represent a new form
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:31
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[UK-Wales] Health minister: Public must take greater responsibility for their own health

Mark Drakeford said that people needed to take more responsibility for their own health, while Government had to create the right conditions
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:34
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[UK-Wales] BBC News Pre-surgery weight and smoking courses rolled out in Cardiff and Vale

Smokers and obese patients in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan will have to go on "lifestyle courses" from next month before planned surgery. The area's local health board said cutting weight before an operation gave a better chance of success. It said
BBC Online
added Nov 25, 2013 16:25
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[UK-Wales] Smoking 'costs Welsh economy £800m a year'

An economic analysis of the cost of the habit by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales, found that it costs £790.66m a year, putting increasing pressure on businesses and the NHS. The charity said this includes £302m spent on healthcare,
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 12:41
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[UK-Wales] Name change to Cigg-e Stadium for football club

The Martyrs have signed a three-year deal with the company, which is based in Cardiff and has just opened a new store in Merthyr. It means the club's Penydarren Park home will be called the The Cigg-e Stadium by the time Merthyr return to the ground in S
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:11
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[New Zealand, UK-Wales, USA] Prenatal Smoking Tied to Kids' Behavior Issues

* A significant association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems was observed in several studies. * The association was seen both among children reared by genetically-related mothers and those raised by genetically-un
MedPage Today
added Jul 25, 2013 07:00
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[UK-Wales] Health minister signals change of tack on TV smoking ban exemption

The new Health Minister has indicated he will seek to change a controversial Welsh Government policy to exempt film and television production companies from the smoking ban. Mark Drakeford, who replaced Lesley Griffiths in a reshuffle last month, was a
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2013 09:02
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[UK-Wales] Shisha tobacco sold to under-18s, BBC X-Ray investigation finds

Welsh businesses are selling harmful shisha tobacco to under-18s, a BBC Wales investigation has revealed. The team from the X-Ray programme found…
BBC Online
added Dec 10, 2012 11:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales TV smoking ban: Ministers aimed 'to protect actors'

The ban on smoking in public deliberately included actors on set when it was introduced in 2007 to protect their health, newly released Welsh…
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2012 12:37
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