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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] 100 smokers die a day, could double by 2030

The data is reckoned by the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund under the Ministry of Health. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by the ministry and the General Statistics Office in 2015, 53.5
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lung cancer incidence rate suggests more women smoking than official count

On the assumption that there are no genetic conditions at play in the occurrence of lung cancer, given the incidence rate, the smoking rate for women is probably more like 17.3 percent, the report said. The official smoking rate for women rose from 5.3
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:49
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GUNLOCK: Michael Bloomberg should embrace vaping to support World No Tobacco Day

Bloomberg should embrace the goals of World No Tobacco Day, which seeks to end the public health disaster caused by traditional cigarettes. Women need the tools to make that a reality.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 2, 2018 10:24
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From All Over Europe Only in Bulgaria Women Smokers Are More Than Men

This was what Professor Mihail Okolyyski from the office of the world organization in Bulgaria said. He said that in this region 28% of the adult population smoke and he also pointed out that people who smoke have a higher risk of getting a heart attack.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[UK] Separation increases the risk of an early death by nearly 50%: Divorcees are more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercise, study finds

Separating from a spouse increases people's risk of passing away early due to them being more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercising, a study found. They are thought to adopt these habits as a result of them having less life satisfaction, th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2018 19:38
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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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Over 1,000 babies born smokefree in Somerset

Smokefree Somerset Alliance recently celebrated the news that over 1,000 babies have now been born smokefree as a result of the Mums2Be Smokefree service since its start.
Somerset County Council (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:57
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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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