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Tobacco kills over 15,000 people in Cambodia annually – WHO

Tobacco-related illnesses kill more than 15,000 people annually in Cambodia, World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Cambodia, Li Ailan, said on Wednesday. Ailan said the harmful impact of the tobacco industry on the environment is vast and growing. She added that it was unnecessary pressure to our planet’s already scarce …

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Salt shakers should carry a tobacco-style health warning, say experts

Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organizations. In a position statement published in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, lead author Dr. Norm Campbell, former President of the …

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Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from “public health organisations”. Last year, the social platform stopped showing results for vaccine searches to tackle the spread of misinformation. Social media companies are facing increasing scrutiny over how they moderate content on their sites. In recent …

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