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Sep 23 2013

Are we ready to live without tobacco?

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Despite of effective, evidence-based tobacco control strategies, to reduce the prevalence of smoking in developed countries began to slow and smoking continues to grow in many low-and middle-income countries. This is a worrying trend has caused concern among public health experts to develop innovative strategies and even dramatic “Endgame” to address the global tobacco epidemic.

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Aug 07 2013

War on smoking means an uncertain future for the tobacco companies

Tobacco industry, unlike any other, is one sector where the government is not afraid to annoy multinationals. Irish cigarette sales, once largely the work of indigenous companies, are currently dominated by large international players.

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Jul 29 2013

Pediatricians ask parents about tobacco use

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May 22 2013

Combined Wood and tobacco smoke increases the risk and symptoms of COPD

People who are constantly exposed to the smoke of wood and tobacco smoke at greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and for experiencing more frequent and severe symptoms of the disease, as well as more severe airway obstruction than those who are exposed to only one type of smoke, according to the results of a new population-based study conducted by researchers at Columbia. The results of the study will be presented at the ATS 2013 Conference International.

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Mar 21 2013

Quitting smoking helps the heart, even with weight gain

People who quit smoking have a lower risk of heart attack or stroke than smokers – even if they put a few extra pounds in the process, according to a new study.

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Mar 20 2013

Quit smoking now and you can still enjoy the good life

In an interview shortly before his death last week at 79, Briers – national treasure for his role in TV’s The Good Life – praised his nicotine habit saw him snort half a cigarette in his life. Although abandoned decades ago, it was too late: he spent the last years of his life to control breathing too climbing stairs due to lung disease.

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Mar 12 2013

Tobacco companies will lead you to care

BAT aims are to transform the electronic cigarettes on the drug in the UK.

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Mar 04 2013

Bulgarian president calls May election after protests

Bulgaria’s president called for a new political culture that would prevent citizens, to try to steam a surge of popular discontent.

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