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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
10.1159/000369320
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
... Abstract This review covers global deaths, prevalence, consumption, tobacco economics, obstacles to tobacco control and tobacco control action in the tobacco epidemic. It highlights that 80% of smokers now live in low- and middle-income countries, and addresses the economic drain of tobacco...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
10.1159/000369322
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
... reduction debates. By presenting evidence of tobacco industry success in increasing profits, building coalitions and preventing effective tobacco control policy, the chapter draws attention to the underlying political and economic factors which are crucial in understanding the tobacco epidemic...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
10.1159/000369501
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
... of the institutional role of health care in establishing cultural norms and expectations that are most likely to influence the future trajectory of the epidemic. In 1601, King James I of England published what is widely believed to be the first authoritative polemic against the evils of tobacco [ 1 ] (see also...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02657-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354951
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... to lifestyle. Strategies to optimize infant nutrition could therefore make a major contribution to stemming the current global epidemic of NCD. Introduction Although meeting the Millennium Development Goals and the prevention of undernutrition remains a major problem in many populations, the rapid...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 96
Published: 16 March 2012
10.1159/000331910
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9895-8
...-acquired MRSA, a frequent cause of skin and soft tissue infections has become epidemic. Basic skin care measures emphasizing repair and protection of the skin barrier reduce microbial colonization and decrease the need for specific antimicrobial therapy even in patients colonized by MRSA. Novel approaches...
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Series: Key Issues in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
Volume: 16
Published: 10 November 1999
10.1159/000061480
EISBN: 978-3-318-00506-6
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 28
Published: 20 October 1997
10.1159/000062080
EISBN: 978-3-318-00244-7
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 28
Published: 20 October 1997
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00244-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-00244-7
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