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Number of Australian women dying of lung cancer soars by 36 per cent over the past decade - overtaking breast cancer as the biggest killer of females

Health experts say the tobacco industry's advertising techniques have contributed to the increasing number of women falling victim to lung cancer. In the 1980s and 90s women were heavily targeted with feminised 'slim' and 'light' products for sale. 'Th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[Kenya] SHISHA SMOKING BY CITY WOMEN ON THE RISE – BOARD

Nairobi remains the highest consumer of the product usually sold in clubs. This is according to a report by the Tobacco Control Board released in Nakuru Tuesday. Ms Isabella Karanja, a member of the board, said a big population of the young people in u
Nation Media (ke)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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[UK] Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns

The researchers say think that their results would directly translate to the amount of vapor that human embryos would be exposed to in the womb Varieties with more flavoring ingredients were much more damaging to the embryos, especially those contain fr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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Billie Jean King: ‘Be ahead of your time – that’s what you have to do’

‘I decided to fight for equality and freedom and equal rights and opportunities for everyone. Not just girls. Everyone.’ [NB: no mention in this extensive article of Virginia Slims/Philip Morris--except in the comments--gb]
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:07
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[Mid-east] Syria declares victory over Islamic State

Captured women were sold as brides at slave auctions. But as Islamic State was pushed from territory in recent months, there were pictures of women pulling off face veils and smoking previously banned cigarettes.
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2017 21:27
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[Asia-pacific] The struggle against smoking and the growing threat of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong

Dr Ning Fan, Chairman of Health In Action (HIA)...shared in an interview with MIMS the struggle in anti-smoking efforts and the growing threat of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) behind the low smoking prevalence.
MIMS (hk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:35
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Wine could make your fillings fall out: Even a couple of glasses a week are enough to dislodge modern AND old fillings - especially if you're a man, study says

analyzed dental records on all patients at the university medical center for five years / They found lifestyle choices - not filling material - affected filling failure the most / The failure rate was highest among male drinkers who smoke cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:53
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate in S. Korea rebounds in 2016 despite price hike

According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, 23.9 percent of South Koreans aged 19 and above smoked in 2016, up 1.3 percentage points from 22.6 percent posted a year earlier. The figure came to 40.7 percent for males and 6.4 perc
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:31
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[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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