Tag: Smoking

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One third (31%) of UK adults drink alcohol too much and are exceeding weekly alcohol guidelines, according to data from Britain’s Healthiest Workplace*, developed by VitalityHealth and delivered in partnership with the University of Cambridge, RAND Europe and Mercer. Britain’s…

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TOBACCO will continue to devastate UK lives, with around 1.35 million new cases of smoking related illnesses expected to occur over the next 20 years according to a new report published today (Wednesday) No Smoking Day. If recent trends were…

A New Delhi advocacy group that provides health information to young people has written to the Hollywood director, Woody Allen, urging him to release his latest film, Blue Jasmine, in India. Allen recently pulled the film from the country’s cinemas…

The European parliament has strongly backed moves to make smoking less attractive to young people but has rejected the health commissioner’s call to have electronic cigarettes classified as medicines. The MEPs vote on Tuesday, 8th October came after months of…

In recent years, general attitudes towards smoking have changed a great deal. Increased awareness of smoking’s effects on your health and government legislation have seen cigarettes and accompanying advertising messages all but eradicated from public sight. This has cast the…