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Girls twice as likely to smoke as boys

Girls twice as likely to smoke as boys

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Labor says it would fund the public education anti-smoking campaign, if elected

Labor says it would fund the public education anti-smoking campaign, if elected

Patient autonomy is an essential factor in motivating effective change in health behavior

Patient autonomy is an essential factor in motivating effective change in health behavior

Childhood leukaemia significantly lower in Asia than in Western countries

Childhood leukaemia significantly lower in Asia than in Western countries

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues

Evidence of radiation risk in childhood leukaemia

Evidence of radiation risk in childhood leukaemia

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

Nicotine patches and gum less effective for women than men

Nicotine patches and gum less effective for women than men

Smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol have taken a substantial toll on the American wallet

Smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol have taken a substantial toll on the American wallet

Counseling for breast cancer patients means healthier diets, reduced smoking and stronger immune systems

Counseling for breast cancer patients means healthier diets, reduced smoking and stronger immune systems

Students are more likely to drink, smoke cigarettes and smoke marijuana when they receive drivers’ licenses

Students are more likely to drink, smoke cigarettes and smoke marijuana when they receive drivers’ licenses

Vast majority of heart attacks may be predicted by nine easily measurable factors

Vast majority of heart attacks may be predicted by nine easily measurable factors

Cleaning products and solvents increase risk of asthma

Cleaning products and solvents increase risk of asthma

Cigarettes produce 10 times more pollution than that of an average diesel exhaust

Cigarettes produce 10 times more pollution than that of an average diesel exhaust

Another large tobacco company has joined the Master Settlement Agreement with Iowa and other states

Another large tobacco company has joined the Master Settlement Agreement with Iowa and other states

Tobacco youth buy rate in Nevada cut in half

Tobacco youth buy rate in Nevada cut in half

Rooms where people smoke contain higher air concentrations of endotoxins

Rooms where people smoke contain higher air concentrations of endotoxins

Nicotine replacement therapy shown to help teenagers and women

Nicotine replacement therapy shown to help teenagers and women

$1.7 Billion dollar public health settlement with major tobacco company

$1.7 Billion dollar public health settlement with major tobacco company