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Lower Your Risk for Lung Cancer By Quitting Smoking - U.S. News & World Report

If you smoke and want to stop, you're in good company. Ninety percent of smokers want to quit, says Dr. Amy Lukowski, clinical director of health initiatives at National Jewish Health. "This speaks to the addictive nature of tobacco," she says. Smoking ...and more »

Tobacco is a deadly threat to global development - World Health Organization

When I reflect on my tenure as Director-General of the World Health Organization, there are many areas where the agency played its unique role as the guardian of health for all people. But I am especially proud of our work to fight tobacco use ...and more »

7 Million Die in Tobacco-Related Deaths Annually. Here's How India Is Tackling the Burning Issue - The Better India (blog)

There's a good side to everything, goes a popular saying in many languages. Truth to be said, it would be hard to apply this to tobacco. Cigarettes have been the perennial super villains in healthcare, and for good reason. From lung cancer and falling ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development - World Health Organization

Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No ...and more »

8 tips to quit smoking this World No Tobacco Day - CTV News

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 is the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual World No Tobacco Day. For those planning on using the day as their quit date, we've rounded up eight top tips from the WHO to make 2017 the year you successfully quit smoking. 1.and more »

World no tobacco day: 10 organs that tobacco can damage apart from your lungs - TheHealthSite

Tobacco can damage lungs; but is there even a single person on the planet who doesn't know that? On being burnt, tobacco leaves can produce over 4000 chemicals [1]. This dangerous smoke cocktail smoke contains nicotine, formaldehyde, benzene, ...and more »

Are you ready to quit smoking? - Health24

The World Health Organisation marked 31 May World No Tobacco Day #WNTD. This global reminder is geared toward raising awareness of the dangers of tobacco and the effect it has on your health. Apart from health, the international tobacco crisis also ...and more »

Senators' Letter To FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Perpetuates Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes - Forbes

Clive Bates, Director of Counterfactual Consulting (UK), co-authored this article. In a letter to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, eleven Democratic senators previewed the pressure that he will face as he ...and more »

Tobacco epidemic a threat to Indonesia's bid to achieve SDGs - Jakarta Post

Today the world is celebrating World No Tobacco Day. Themed “Tobacco: A threat to development”, the event serves as a reminder for countries to strengthen their tobacco control strategy as an important effort to achieve the Sustainable Development ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day: It's never too late to quit smoking during pregnancy - Hindustan Times

The myths and confusions around smoking during pregnancy are several: smoking in moderation is okay or you can go back to it once the baby is born or it's better to give up breastfeeding entirely than feed the baby if you smoke. This World No Tobacco ...and more »