Smokers

  • Things smokers say every day to justify smoking. Admit it, you've done it too 31-01-2014 02:15 PM

    How many times have you bonded over a cigarette in the restaurant alley way with a complete stranger whom you asked for a light? Countless times perhaps. Smokers everywhere have their nice little group thing going on. They meet to have a quick break from work, an escape to the...
  • 100 mn deaths due to smoking in last 100 years in India 12-11-2012 06:57 AM

    New Delhi: A new study has estimated that 100 million people have died due to smoking in India over the last 100 years, and the worst apparently is yet to come. Nearly 4.52 trillion cigarettes and 40.3 trillion beedis have been produced in 100 years, between 1910 and 2010 in...
  • Poor more prone to smoking in India: WHO study 10-11-2012 01:14 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Socio-economic milieu also has a bearing on the smoking habit as poor men in India smoke more than the rich, says a recent study. The World Health Survey (WHS) conducted by the WHO has found that 46.7 per cent of the poor men smoke in India as against 21.8...
  • Less respect for smokers than the overweight? 07-08-2011 12:18 PM

    Washington: Americans are biased against smokers and the overweight, but the United States saves its greatest disrespect for those who light up, according to a Gallup poll published on Friday. One in four Americans report having less respect for a person who smokes, compared to 12 percent of Americans who...
  • "Evening types" more likely to smoke: study 29-10-2010 12:25 PM

    New York: Night owls may be more likely than early birds to smoke, and less likely to kick the habit over time, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among more than 23,000 twin pairs followed for up to 30 years, those who described themselves as "evening types" -- usually...
  • Fight against Tobacco, the silent killer 19-10-2010 09:20 PM

    Nearly 0.9 million tobacco-related deaths occur in India annually as compared to 5.5 million world wide. ...
  • Tobacco firms targetting women: WHO 31-05-2010 02:31 PM

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  • 40% Indian docs are chain smokers 15-05-2007 12:10 PM

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  • Smokers may suffer from knee pain 15-01-2007 09:57 AM

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  • Take off, light up on smokers' airline 09-11-2006 04:04 PM

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  • Smokers are at a higher HIV risk 25-09-2006 04:04 PM

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  • Truth about non-smokers & nicotine 13-09-2006 02:41 PM

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