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International Updates Archive

E-cigarettes—new product, old tricks

December 2018 Editorial The Lancet Tobacco smoking cessation represents one of the most successful public health initiatives in the world, with smoking prevalence at its lowest during the past decade according to recent WHO estimates. However,

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F.D.A. Targets Vaping, Alarmed by Teenage Use

12 September 2018: By: Sheila Kaplan and Jan Hoffman Source: The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday declared that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” and it put

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Cancers ‘rising around the world’

12 September 2018: By: Smitha Mundasad Source: BBC News There will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer and 9.6 million people will die with the disease this year worldwide, a report predicts. The rise, from

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