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Cross-sectional study examining the prevalence, correlates and sequencing of electronic cigarette and tobacco use among 11-16-year olds in schools in Wales

Objectives To examine the prevalence and frequency of electronic (e)-cigarette use among young ...

One third of world's population benefits from effective tobacco control measure

at least one life-saving measure to limit tobacco use has more than doubled in the last five years ...

One-third of interns question career choice

said it was encouraging to see that three-quarters of interns (76%) enjoyed their first year as ...

Electronic-cigarette use among young people in Wales: evidence from two cross-sectional surveys

(n=1601) and secondary-school students aged 11–16 (n=9055). Results Primary-school children were more ...

Improving availability, promotion and purchase of fruit and vegetable and non sugar-sweetened drink products at community sporting clubs: a randomised trial

vegetable (OR = 2.58 95%CI; 1.08-6.18) and non sugar-sweetened drink (OR = 1.56; 95%CI 1.09-2.25) products. ...

Cross-sectional surveys of the amount of sugar, energy and caffeine in sugar-sweetened drinks marketed and consumed as energy drinks in the UK between 2015 and 2017: monitoring reformulation progress

average caffeine content of energy drinks, with a warning label, has remained high at 31.5±0.9 in 2015 and ...

Increasing fruit, vegetable and water consumption in summer day camps--3-year findings of the healthy lunchbox challenge

children day–1 (6–12 years). The percentage of foods/beverages brought by children/staff, staff promotion ...

No sugaring of hard evidence

September, which also called for a 20 per cent sugar-sweetened drinks tax, with revenue estimated at €44.5 ...

WHO’s first ever global estimates of foodborne diseases find children under 5 account for almost one third of deaths

WHO's "Estimates of the global burden of foodborne diseases" – the most comprehensive report ...

How much sugar is hidden in drinks marketed to children? A survey of fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies

specifically marketed towards children were included. We excluded sports drinks, iced teas, sugar-sweetened ...

Changes in prices, sales, consumer spending, and beverage consumption one year after a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Berkeley, California, US: A before-and-after study

2015–29 February 2016) measures of (1) beverage prices at 26 Berkeley stores; (2) point-of-sale scanner ...

[Comment] Nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine: great science, but will it save lives?

double-blind trial of 14 215 women, aged 16–26 years, testing the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (qHPV; HPV ...

IJERPH, Vol. 14, Pages 973: Young People’s Use of E-Cigarettes across the United Kingdom: Findings from Five Surveys 2015–2017

11% to 20%; regular (at least weekly) smoking between 1% and 4%; ever use of e-cigarettes 7% to 18%; ...

9tsp of sugar is the real thing

the Department of Finance (DOF) public consultation on the new sugar-sweetened drinks (SSDs) tax, due ...

Public health doctors call for a levy on sugar sweetened drinks

sugar sweetened drinks.Delegates at its annual conference raised the... ...

Public health doctors call for a levy on sugar sweetened drinks

sugar sweetened drinks.Delegates at its annual conference raised the... ...

The potential impact on obesity of a 10% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Ireland, an effect assessment modelling study

aged 18--24 years vs 0.6% in adults aged 65 years and over). Conclusions: This study suggests that ...

Diabetes prescribing rises by a third over five years

The number of prescriptions for drugs that treat type 2 diabetes that were dispensed by pharmacies ...

Diabetes prescribing rises by a third over five years

The number of prescriptions for drugs that treat type 2 diabetes that were dispensed by pharmacies ...

A substantial tax on sugar sweetened drinks could help reduce obesity

researchers, advocates, and policy makers have increasingly proposed taxes on sugar sweetened drinks as a way ...

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