National Updates

People who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogram of weight they carry, research [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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A DNA variant -- located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent -- [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
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E-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking according to a new report. [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
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Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
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Raising tobacco taxes to increase cigarette prices could reduce cigarette consumption and smoking-associated deaths (SADs) in all 28 EU countries, [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Electronic cigarettes have been touted as both a safer alternative for smokers and as an effective way for people to [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Even after years of smoking, the body has a remarkable ability to repair itself. Now in a study shows that [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking, new [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
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Scientists already know that high cigarette prices reduce smoking rates, and that levels of smoking affect infant mortality. However until [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. The study found that [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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