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Tobacco use is a global epidemic. Every six seconds, tobacco use claims another life.
And it costs us. The impact to global GDP (gross domestic product), or economic growth, from smoking… 227 more words
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver goes after the tobacco industry, and it was about time! John Oliver goes after the advertising the tobacco industry does, how the industry sells to young kids around the world, and how the industry bullies other countries to sell their harmful products to their citizens. 67 more words
They call it “going dark” – an appropriately sinister-sounding term for anything connected to the sale of an addictive, killer product such as tobacco.
But the industry term actually refers to something that the health promotion community sees as a bright prospect – putting glitzy displays of cigarettes out of sight. 793 more words
The Secret History Behind The Science Of Stress
July 07, 2014
both Selye’s work and much of the work around Type A, were profoundly influenced by cigarette manufacturers who were interested in promoting the concept of stress because it allowed them to muddy the waters by arguing that it was stress and not cigarettes that was to blame for heart disease and cancer. 135 more words