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Tobacco's killer toxins also wreak havoc on the environment, UN health agency warns - UN News Centre

Stamping out tobacco use can save millions of lives and combat poverty, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today and spotlighted for the first time the ways in which tobacco affects human well-being from an environmental perspective – caused by ...and more »

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

Even if you've already been diagnosed with lung cancer, giving up the cigarettes can help with treatment and recovery. By Kathleen Hall, Contributor. By Kathleen Hall, Contributor May 30, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Lower Your ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Big Tobacco Causes 'Massive Harm' to the Environment and Should Pay, WHO Says - Fortune

Tobacco growing is causing “massive harm” to the environment through the extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The United Nations agency ...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 »

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 »

America The Vulnerable: The Forgotten Casualties Of The Tobacco Epidemic - HuffPost

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), the day we dream of a world where millions of people don't die needlessly from an intentionally addictive product. “Dream” is the correct word, because we are still heading the wrong way in terms of global ...and more »