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[Asia] More Women Smoking In China, Despite Aggressive Anti-Tobacco Campaigns

The proportion of Chinese who “smoked in the past 12 months” dropped from 28.3% in 2005 to 21.3% last year...But for women, the trend was the opposite. Although female smokers are significantly fewer than male, the number nearly tripled to 3.3% over the p
Forbes
added Jun 1, 2015 08:53
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[Asia, China] Women Drafted Into Beijing’s Bid to Get Smokers to Butt Out

A group of Da Ma, a term affectionately used to refer to older women in China, deliver their antismoking message in Beijing ... Beijing has an army of women who don’t smoke and can take up the battle, according to Bernhard Schwartländer, the World Health
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added May 31, 2015 11:48
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[Asia, Israel] World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday

Ariel University nutritionist: Diet of whole-grained diet bread and lots of vegetables, plus moderate exercise can prevent weight gain after quitting smoking.
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:11
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Dr. Manny: Are e-cigarettes safe during pregnancy?

Now, back to the question I get from patients every day: Are e-cigarettes safe? The overwhelming answer is: No, they are not safe. E-cigarettes still expose your unborn child to nicotine, which we know is one of the main toxins implicated in placental
Fox News
added May 30, 2015 15:27
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Surveys in 22 Countries Underscore Scope of the Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Action

Tobacco use surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries underscore the severity and scope of the global tobacco epidemic and should spur strong action by nations to reduce tobacco use and save lives. The results of the Global Adult Tobacco Surv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2015 12:50
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[USA] Is pollution to blame for autism? Babies exposed to dust, dirt and smoke are at increased risk, study finds / Inhaling tiny specs of dust, dirt and smoke could increase autism risk

A link between air pollution and the condition has long been suspected by scientists, and a new study conducted in the US has now added weight to the theory... This was after accounting for other associated factors – such as the mother's age, education a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:08
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The World's 100 Most Powerful Women * 2015 RANKING: #3 Melinda Gates

has cemented her dominance in philanthropy and global development to the tune of $3.9 billion in giving in 2014 and more than $33 billion in grant payments since she founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with her husband in 2000. Her work has inspir
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 13:52
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The World's 100 Most Powerful Women * 2015 RANKING: #62 Margaret Chan

* Director-General, World Health Organization Age 67
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 13:44
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The Most Powerful Women In Science And Health

Melinda Gates (3) As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates led $3.9 billion in donations in 2014 / Margaret Chan (62) After nearly a decade at the helm of the World Health Organization / Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (85)...started the Biocon F
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 12:56
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[Illinois] Berwyn mulls 2-way mirror law, Cigars and Stripes owner says mirror will probably come down

Paul’s measure comes in the wake of a YouTube video posted by a comic name Tamale Rocks on April 26 that was shot in the woman’s washroom of Cigars & Stripes BBQ and Lounge, 6715 W. Ogden Ave. In the washroom is the door to a broom closet, fitted with a
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added May 24, 2015 21:29
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