Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco control measures four times more people than a decade ago, according to WHO.
Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Every year, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die. Cigarette smoking is the #1 cause of lung cancer. It is linked to 80% to 90% of all lung cancers. – CDC
New research indicates that people who are genetically prone to being overweight have a higher risk of taking up smoking – and they are likely to smoke more than average — UN scientists said on Wednesday. According to Dr…. Read More ›