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Smoking kills, Kareena to warn fans


September 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor will warn viewers of "Heroine" about the dangers of smoking at the beginning of the movie, during the interval and at the end, ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle does not affect sperm quality: Study


June 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Lifestyle advice given by doctors to men diagnosed with infertility should be radically overhauled, says latest research. Current guidelines warn infertile men about the dangers of ... Read more...

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Tobacco firm underplayed dangers of smoking


January 9th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Tobacco firm Phillip Morris underplayed the dangers from cigarette additives, including menthol, masking toxicity levels and increasing chances of heart, cancer and other diseases for smokers.Researchers ... Read more...

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Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places


November 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe ... Read more...

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Dench to spread awareness about lung cancer


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has joined a campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of smoking after losing her husband to lung cancer.The veteran actress ... Read more...

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China puts into place new smoking ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Monday put into place a new smoking ban that will apply to all public indoor spaces including restaurants and bars, the state-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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China enacts new laws to reduce capital crimes, address smoking ban, food security


April 30th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 30 (ANI): China's newly revised Criminal Law has reduced the number of crimes punishable by death and addresses issues such as a new smoking ban and food security.According to the ... Read more...

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China’s indoor smoking ban to start May 1


April 30th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) A smoking ban in all indoor public places, including hotels, restaurants and theaters, in China will take effect from May 1, the health ministry said.Smoking is ... Read more...

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Dispute surfaces in Chinese city over discarded cigarette butt for money exchange


October 28th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): A dispute has surfaced in the Chinese city of Xianyang over residents being offered cold hard cash for each discarded cigarette butt they pick up.The drive, which ... Read more...

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US asks women to quit smoking on independence day


July 4th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 4 (IANS) The US National Cancer Institute has asked all American women to quit smoking on the occasion of the nation's Independence Day Sunday. The institute will encourage American women ... Read more...

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Cigarette packets with pictorial warnings finally hit the market (Lead)


July 9th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Cigarette packets with pictorial warnings about the dangers of smoking have finally hit the market, more than a month after they were due -- but the illustrations ... Read more...

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Pictorial warnings finally appear on cigarette packets


July 9th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Pictorial warnings about the dangers of smoking have finally hit the market, more than a month after they were due -- but they are far from being ... Read more...

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Jerry Remy take indefinite leave after recurring bouts of illness after his cancer surgery


May 8th, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by GD
56-year-old Jerry Remy, the color commentator for the New England Sports Network has taken indefinite leave. The Rd Sox spokesperson made this announcement on the 6th May, 2009. According to official statements ... Read more...

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Man gets reply to ‘quit smoking advice’ letter from Obama


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Apr 22 (ANI): An American man, who wrote a letter to US President Barack Obama about the dangers of smoking, was surprised to receive a reply from him.Michael Powers, ... Read more...

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Arnie against banning smoking from films for kids


July 12th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger scoffs at the suggestion that smoking should be banned from films aimed at children.The Terminator star agrees that repeatedly warning kids about the ... Read more...

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World No Tobacco day hits the road to 31st May


May 28th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by David M N James
The World Health Organization has made May 31st the World No Tobacco day. The day will marked internationally as an awareness campaign. This year’s theme is a tobacco free youth. The theme ... Read more...

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Brazilian anti-smoking campaign serves up foetus in an ashtray image


May 28th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Eye popping images showing the dangers of smoking, which includes a foetus lying in an ashtray, have emerged in a campaign to deter people from lighting up.The ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle could put younger women at risk of heart disease (Re-issue)


May 4th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (ANI): Drinking, smoking and overeating could put younger women at risk of heart disease, according to experts.Researchers at Oxford and Liverpool universities have found that deaths from ... Read more...

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Unhealthy lifestyle could put younger women at risk of heart disease


May 1st, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 1 (ANI): Drinking, smoking and overeating could put younger women at risk of heart disease, according to experts.Researchers at Oxford and Liverpool universities have found that deaths from ... Read more...

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Graphic warnings on Malaysian cigarette packs soon


April 7th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (IANS) Cigarette packs in Malaysia will soon have graphic pictorial and text warnings on the dangers of smoking to discourage the habit, said Health Minister Liow Tiong. He ... Read more...

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Harry Potter is now Harry Puffer


March 17th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 17 (ANI): The warning Smokers Die Younger doesnt seem to ring a bell with superstar Daniel Radcliffe who has been nicknamed Harry Puffer by his co-stars for puffing about ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ Radcliffe turns heavy smoker


March 17th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
London, March 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe's co-stars have warned him of serious health problems if he doesn't quit smoking 20 cigarettes a day. Radcliffe has been nicknamed Harry Puffer ... Read more...

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More reasons to quit smoking revealed


November 15th, 2007 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Doctors from the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery have exposed more hidden dangers of smoking to provide additional motivation to quit.According to the doctors, smoking ... Read more...

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‘Smoking keeps you slim’ myth debunked by Oz scientists


November 14th, 2007 - 3:03 am ICT by admin
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