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World No Tobacco Day 2019: Say no to smoking with these ayurvedic tips & yoga asanas

Yoga can help quit the habit by strengthening the mind to fight back the urge to smoke. It also helps in managing stress, anxiety and anger.

World No Tobacco Day: Secondhand smoke is a health risk for your family

According to statistics, cohabiting with a smoker leads to a 15 per cent greater risk of developing high blood pressure. Further, it is found that exposure to passive smoking for 10 years increased the rate of hypertension to a substantial 17 per cent, irrespective of the gender.


World No Tobacco Day 2019: 'Smokeless tobacco is as dangerous as smoking a cigarette'

Health experts highlight that smokeless tobacco is as addictive as smoking a cigarette and hence should not be seen as an alternative to quit smoking as the severe health impacts will still remain.

World No Tobacco Day 2019: Why smoking is dangerous for pregnant women

While tobacco consumption in any form is harmful for everyone and can lead to various diseases including cancer, it is especially harmful for pregnant women as it exposes the mother and the unborn child to an increased risk of health problems. 

World No Tobacco Day 2019: Seven ways to avoid the urge to smoke in the morning

When you've resisted the temptation and made it through to a morning coffee break without smoking, acknowledge the good work you've done with some positive self-talk or enjoy a movie with friends or family.

World No Tobacco Day 2019: How smokeless tobacco increases the risk of oral cancer

Unlike smoked tobacco that is used periodically during the day, smokeless tobacco is used constantly, exposing users to high levels of nicotine throughout the day, resulting in high levels of dependence.


Accelerate actions to slash tobacco use across South-East Asian Region: WHO

WHO's South-East Asia Region comprises of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste.

World No Tobacco Day: Doctors warn against e-cigarette use by youth

The Chandigarh administration has already banned the use of nicotine in hukkah bars.

World No Tobacco Day: VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh highlight deadly consequences of smoking

Tobacco kills almost 7 million people a year and costs $1.4 trillion in healthcare costs related to tobacco-attributable diseases.

World No Tobacco Day: Need for public awareness & community engagement to combat smoking, says PGI Dean

Expressing concern about passive smoking, Subhash Varma said cigarette smoking puts people present nearby in harm’s way because it is equally dangerous for a passive smoker as it is for an active one.

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Harsh Vardhan commemorates World No Tobacco Day

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan commemorated World No Tobacco Day.