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Smoking might lead to weight gain: Austrian study

A new Austrian study has claimed that contrary to popular belief, smoking does not have the slimming effect people believe it has, but may actually contribute toward putting on weight, a medial journal said on Monday. The researchers from the University of Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna drew the conclusion after having ...

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World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

PARIS — Governments should ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and outlaw tactics to lure young users, the World Health Organization said in a report released on Tuesday that calls for some of the toughest measures yet proposed for the increasingly popular devices. It also expressed “grave concern” about the growing role of the powerful tobacco industry ...

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