VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite the various awareness programmes, Andhra Pradesh has the highest number of smokers in South India with new smokers being constantly added to the numbers.

NEW DELHI: Smokers, beware. Delhi police have launched a crackdown on smoking in public places and has over the last four days booked 6,941 people in south Delhi for lighting up in public.

SMOKING is a scourge. It is the leading preventable cause of cancer and kills over 7m people annually, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.

Self-rated health (SRH) accounts comprehensively for many health domains. The aim of this paper was to investigate time trends and associations between age-comparative self-rated health and some known determinants in a general population aged 24–34 years. Population-based cross-sectional surveys were performed in 1990, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 in Northern Sweden.

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Abuja — A new Nigeria research data has revealed how big tobacco companies violet legal framework which provides against advertising to young and vulnerable children.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manjinder Singh Sirsa Vs. Union of India & Others dated 09/10/2017 regarding hookah bars in Delhi. NGT directs impleadment of associations of the Restaurants/Hukka Bars and other commercial places where Hukka is being provided for the purpose of smoke.

Dehradun: Addressing a conference, the National Health Mission (NHM) director, Chandresh Kumar, said that Uttarakhand has taken up a target to make the state free from Tuberculosis by 2025.

NIN centenary year fete begins with release of report on urban health

Preventing Stroke: Uneven progress is a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by The Bristol-Myers Squibb–Pfizer Alliance.

Chronic electronic (e) cigarette users have increased resting cardiac sympathetic nerve activity and increased susceptibility to oxidative stress. The purpose of the present study is to determine the role of nicotine versus non-nicotine constituents in e-cigarette emissions in causing these pathologies in otherwise healthy humans.

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