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Two out of every three Americans know someone stricken by lung cancer

Two out of every three Americans know someone stricken by lung cancer

Red meat consumption is an independent risk factor in the development of inflammatory arthritis

Red meat consumption is an independent risk factor in the development of inflammatory arthritis

Smoking habits during pregnancy may cause genetic instability in the foetus

Smoking habits during pregnancy may cause genetic instability in the foetus

Student nurses need better understanding of people living in poverty

Student nurses need better understanding of people living in poverty

Small social circles tied to heart disease death in women

Small social circles tied to heart disease death in women

Unemployment can be deadly

Unemployment can be deadly

Tobacco companies target U.S. immigrants

Tobacco companies target U.S. immigrants

Lighter air more than doubles COPD patients’ endurance

Lighter air more than doubles COPD patients’ endurance

Tobacco giant penetrated Asian markets via smuggling and political influence

Tobacco giant penetrated Asian markets via smuggling and political influence

Tougher action needed to stop cigarette sales to children

Tougher action needed to stop cigarette sales to children

New research into nicotine addiction

New research into nicotine addiction

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

BMA calls for safeguards on ID cards

BMA calls for safeguards on ID cards

Genetic defect boosts the chances of becoming addicted to tobacco

Genetic defect boosts the chances of becoming addicted to tobacco

Smoking killed almost 5 million people around the world in 2000

Smoking killed almost 5 million people around the world in 2000

Risk of a blocked vessel stroke increases nearly twofold in young women with a history of stroke

Risk of a blocked vessel stroke increases nearly twofold in young women with a history of stroke

Nearly two-thirds of smokers are not concerned about developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nearly two-thirds of smokers are not concerned about developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The passive smoking proposals, whilst welcome, do not go far enough

The passive smoking proposals, whilst welcome, do not go far enough

BMA welcomes smoke-free plan

BMA welcomes smoke-free plan

White Paper aims to reduce the number of people who smoke

White Paper aims to reduce the number of people who smoke