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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 »

A hazard to global development - HuffPost

Let's imagine someone on a developing country who buys a packet of 20 cigarettes every day. He's poor man and his family don't have enough food. He may not know it, but we in the tobacco-control community worry about him. We even think that by focusing ...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 »

Non-smokers must speak up - New Straits Times Online

THERE are more smokers today than ever before. Although the percentage of smokers may be decreasing, there are almost a billion daily smokers across the globe. The World Health Organisation (WHO) produced a report — the “Global Burden of Disease” ...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 »

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 »

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 »