Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

anti smoking


Air India bans smoking at workplace

May 22, 2022 4:28 am

The Tata Group took over Air India on January 27 and Tata Steel veteran Tripathi took charge as the airline’s CHRO in April.

Can you quit smoking completely? An app promises results in six days

August 01, 2021 7:54 pm

The app essentially claims to be a psychological program, using techniques like CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) to change how you think and feel about smoking

Smoking abstinence does not influence the motivation for food, study reveals

September 21, 2019 4:08 pm

According to the reports, the participants in this study were not trying to quit smoking and the findings dont speak to how trying to quit would influence these motivations.

US FDA proposes to ban menthol cigarettes

November 10, 2018 6:16 pm

Popular among first-time smokers, the FDA has proposed to ban menthol cigarettes which might pose a greater risk of addiction and may also be more harmful to health than the regular ones.

Smoking could affect Beijing residents’ chances to get loans

October 13, 2018 8:34 am

People with low scores can be banned or blacklisted from accessing services like bank loans and access to flight and train travel. The Chinese government aims to have all 1.35 billion of its citizens subject to the system by 2020.

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Quit smoking for good, starting today

May 31, 2018 6:52 pm

An alternative that you could consume instead of tobacco is dark chocolate. Delicious and healthy, it contains high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory resveratrol that help soothe nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

Lung capacity of Indians 30% lower than North Americans: Scientist

November 29, 2017 5:58 pm

A study by the department of pulmonary medicine at the Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, found that the lung capacity of children in Delhi was 10 per cent lower than those in the US.

Anti-smoking messages can make smokers angry, and backfire: Study

November 03, 2015 4:20 pm

The findings highlight the potential for negative stereotypes to backfire, especially when it comes to public health campaigns.

Strong support for anti-smoking rules: Survey

February 24, 2009 10:46 am

The Health Minister's anti-smoking crusade has won overwhelming support in a survey carried out in four metros of the country.

Aamir lauded for anti-smoking scene in 'Ghajini'

January 07, 2009 2:15 pm

A Mumbai-based public health institute has lauded Aamir for the actor's anti-smoking scene in the latest 'Ghajini'.