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Smoking kills more than 32 people per day in Portugal: report

a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Directorate General of Health (DGS). While the number of smokers decreased in Portugal, smoking was the leading cause of death and 11 percent of the country's total deaths were caused by tobacco. Around 12,
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 2, 2016 20:13
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[Florida] In Engle Trials, Female Attys Face An Old Boy's Club ($$)

Laura Shamp, says women have been chased out of the courtroom for too long... The dearth of lead female trial attorneys in state Engle cases may be rooted in decades-old social and historical forces, experts told Law360. Shamp said she faced a barrage of
Law360
added Mar 1, 2016 16:47
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[UK] Kicking the habit: Smoking still leading cause of deaths in Jersey

SMOKING is still one of the leading causes of death in adults over the age of 35, despite a decrease in the number of smokers in Jersey over the past decade, a report has found. The Jersey Smoking Profile 2015, published by the Health Department, reveal
Jersey Evening Post (This is Jersey) (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:18
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[Asia, India] 19% girl students in Bhopal use tobacco

Children in government schools are more likely to use tobacco than their private school counterparts in Bhopal, a survey by People’s Medical College has revealed. The survey conducted among 2,285 schoolchildren in Bhopal by People’s Medical College, Bhop
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:18
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Cigarette smoking at an all-time low among American adults

“Efforts undertaken for the last several years are finally taking effect,” said Dr. Robert Sussman, director of the Atlantic Respiratory Institute in Summit, N.J. “Banning smoking in public places made it less socially acceptable (and) taxes have taken t
New York Daily News
added Feb 29, 2016 01:33
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Smoking rates among teenage girls drops 20% in ten years after UK ban 'de-normalised' the habit

Smoking ban was introduced in all four nations of UK in 2006 and 2007 / It's considered to have been very successful piece of health legislation / Smoking rates for girls aged 15 have dropped to 19% since bans began
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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New Momentum Research Award Targets Lung Cancer in Women

American Lung Association and Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation partner to fund innovative and transformational research award to defeat lung cancer in women
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2016 21:11
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scots teenage smoking slashed by a fifth since smoking ban

The smoking ban introduced across the UK has had a big impact on teenagers...in Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that there was an overall drop of 4.3 per cent in girls starting the habit, while for boys the reduction was 3.5 per cent UK-wide. Dr Vi
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 21:05
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[UK] Smoking among teenagers falls after ban ($$)

Smoking bans in the UK have reduced the number of teenagers taking up the habit by a fifth. Research by the University of Glasgow on the impact of the ban on smoking in public places has shown that it has stopped a significant number of young people from
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:51
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[UK] Smoking bans may have cut amount of teenage girls who take up habit, says study

Researchers from the University of Glasgow, the Welsh Government and the University of Stirling examined smoking prevalence among 13 and 15-year-old boys and girls from all four countries of the UK. Using health research questionnaires completed by teen
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:36
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