News tagged with tobacco control
The warning images Brussels proposes to include on tobacco packages in order to reduce consumption do not make the desired impact on smokers because they only find some of them really unpleasant. So, if the ...
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(HealthDay)— More Americans are meeting diabetes care goals, but nearly half still aren't achieving major targets for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, government health officials ...
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(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Substituting smokeless tobacco products can save smokers' lives, and there is a scientific foundation that proves it.
Health Feb 19, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 0
It's estimated that almost 23% of women enter pregnancy as smokers and more than half continue to smoke during pregnancy, leading to excess healthcare costs at delivery and beyond. In one of the first studies to assess smoking ...
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New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs.
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Russia on Monday unveiled a series of graphic images, including of a gangrenous foot and a still-born baby, that will be printed on cigarette packs as the country tries to trim its sky-high rates of smoking.
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Study reveals UK's declining health performance compared to other high income countries over past 20 years
Six decades of universal free health care, the introduction of widespread public health initiatives (e.g., tobacco control, cancer screening, and immunization), and substantial increases in health expenditure have failed ...
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What would it take to end tobacco use once and for all? This is the question several scholars, scientists and policy experts address in a provocative series of articles on various strategies for eliminating ...
Health Apr 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
Extending the smoking ban outside bars could help curb "social smoking" because this goes hand in hand with drinking, suggests a small qualitative study published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two research studies led by University of Otago researchers have challenged tobacco companies' claims about plain packaging.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
Adults in India are substantially more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Between 2010 and 2050, smoking could be responsible for 40 million excess deaths from tuberculosis (TB), according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Addiction Oct 05, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
UK children are being exposed to millions of tobacco images/messages every week on prime time television, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control.
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Health advocates declared a "brave new world of tobacco control" following Australia's historic packaging victory over the cigarette industry, but analysts warn that smoking is far from a dying trade.
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Tobacco Control is a part of public health science dedicated to controlling the menace of tobacco and limiting the death and diseases caused by tobacco. Tobacco Control is a priority area for WHO which reflects in the fact that since its inception, WHO has come out with only one international convention focussing on tobacco control. The internatinal treaty is called the Framework Convetnion on Tobacco Control. The World Bank has also treated tobacco control as an important area affecting economic wellbeing of people and has produced reports on tobacco control.
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