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Death Clock Tallies Tobacco’s Toll in Bangladesh

Parliament reminded to strengthen tobacco control laws

Editor
Jan 16, 2013

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Bangladesh has one of the world’s highest rates of tobacco use, with an estimated 58 percent of men and 29 percent of women using some form of tobacco.  Tobacco kills 57,000 of the country’s citizens each year – an average of 156 people each day.

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posted January 16, 2013

Women Come a Long way Back to Better Health

Four decades after Virginia Slims, lung cancer deaths among women finally drop

Editor
Apr 4, 2011

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Cigarettes were never sexy, sophisticated or a sign of independence — despite tobacco industry marketing that targets women for profit.  Now women are truly breaking free by quitting smoking and finally lowering their death rate from lung cancer.

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posted April 04, 2011

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