News tagged with health warning
Global tobacco giant Philip Morris said Monday it was suing the Australian government over a new law requiring all cigarettes to be sold in plain packages.
Health Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but its worth might just be measurable in terms of lives, according to research by a University of South Carolina public health professor.
Health Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The Australian government on Friday hit out at British American Tobacco for using images of kangaroos to sell its cigarettes in Europe, telling the company to "get your hands off our icons".
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
Researchers in Australia on Monday called for health warnings on caffeine-loaded energy drinks following a spike in the number of people reporting medical problems after drinking them.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Health warning labels have adorned cigarette packages since 1966, when they first appeared in the United States. And in the decades since, they have spread steadily around the world – ...
Addiction Nov 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
Australia's world-first plan for plain cigarette packaging inched closer Thursday when the legislation passed through the upper house of parliament.
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A ban on sales of loose cigarettes and tobacco advertising went into effect Thursday in Colombia, the health ministry said.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Will graphic cigarette package warning labels significantly reduce demand? A new study suggests it will.
Health Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
British police arrested a man on Friday after anti-psychotic and epilepsy drugs were placed in packets of the painkiller Nurofen Plus, Scotland Yard said.
Medications Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Monitoring Internet search traffic about influenza may prove to be a better way for hospital emergency rooms to prepare for a surge in sick patients compared to waiting for outdated government flu case reports. A report on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early symptoms of major mental illness can be subtle personality changes. Therefore, initial warning signs can often be missed, or even ignored due to conventional wisdom that suggests it's better to wait for true behavioral ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia said it was confident of seeing off a court challenge Tuesday by big tobacco firms over plain-packaging for cigarettes, in a test case being watched by governments around the world.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organisation.
Health May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0