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Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds – India Education | Latest Education News India | Global Educational News

Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds – India Education | Latest Education News India | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home International News Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds Source link

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Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

PUTRAJAYA: Smokers who contract Covid-19 are at risk of developing severe complications such as liver and kidney failure as well as acute respiratory distress syndrome, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. He said the data was obtained through a study by the Health Ministry (MOH) involving 5,889 Covid-19 patients treated nationwide from Feb 1 to May 31,2020. Of those patients, 791 were smokers (773 men and 18 women) with the majority aged 30 and above, he said. “The findings show that smokers are almost […]

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Younger Smokers Are More Likely to Quit Than Older Smokers

Younger smokers are more likely to try to quit smoking than older smokers. Not surprisingly, those who smoked less often were more likely to be successful. That’s according to a 4-country survey conducted between 2002 and 2014. The results of the survey were published in Addiction. The researchers analyzed survey results from 15,874 smokers in 4 age groups: 18-24, 25-39, 40-54, and 55+ years. The smokers participated in the International Tobacco Control Policy Cohort Survey conducted in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. The […]

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