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Free and equal access to medical treatment has been a staple of the Danish welfare state, but more and more Danes express the view that people treated for lifestyle diseases like smoker's lungs or obesity should pay for their own treatment – as these patients are thought to be responsible for their own medical conditions.
The researchers base their findings on over 1300 ten to 15 year old non-smokers whose exposure to tobacco advertising and subsequent behavior were monitored over a period of 2.5 years.
Smoking increased the risk for developing colon cancer, and female smokers may have a greater risk than male smokers.
Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers.
The Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry is under fire with smoking rates in the UK having fallen from over 50% in the 1960s to 20% in 2011 as people became aware of the link between smoking
According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, taking a short daily walk may help teenagers quit smoking.
According to a new study, a team of international scientists has developed a genetic profile that indicates a greater risk for a teenager's progression into becoming a lifelong heavy smoker.
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