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The Junk Food Conundrum

Should junk food be sold in Indian schools? Dinesh C Sharma on the Delhi high court case, the outcome of which will impact millions of school children in urban areas throughout the country In the......

About 2 crore students in Bihar say no to tobacco

Sourabh Ranjan, Abhisek Singh, Talha Hussain , Anjula Anthony and Sarah Imran, are school students in Bihar who have taken a pledge against the use of tobacco.They are five of more than two crore......

Maharashtra bans sale of gutkha, pan masala

The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra came into effect from on Friday. The state government on Friday issued a notification banning sale and consumption of gutkha and paan masala in......

Stop smoking or an early death awaits you

Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss may ask Shah Rukh Khan not to smoke in public and many offices may have banished smokers from puffing indoors but India confronts a smoking epidemic. During the......

Pictorial warnings on tobacco products soon

After a prolonged delay, government will soon notify new pictorial warnings on tobacco products, which will be "harsher" in case of chewing tobacco as it has been found more harmful than smoking.......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......
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Indian Dental Association to organize oral cancer screening camp

MANGALORE: Indian Dental Association (IDA) has joined hands with Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON trust) and Biocon Oncotherapeutics to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mangalore/Indian-Dental-Association-to-organize-oral-cancer-screening-camp/articleshow/41434950.cms
Order to ban tobacco

Shillong, Aug. 20 (PTI): The Centre has directed Meghalaya and two other northeastern states to impose a ban on all forms of processed/flavoured... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140821/jsp/northeast/story_18741389.jsp
Here is how Narendra Modi government should deal with non-communicable diseases

Dr Kenneth Thorpe, chairman, US-based 'The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease' (PFCD) in conversation with Maitri Porecha on his advise to the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-here-is-how-narendra-modi-government-should-deal-with-non-communicable-diseases-2011501
1.7m deaths globally linked to sodium intake

MUMBAI: Almost 1.65 million people across the world die due to heart problems brought on by excess intake of salt, said a research analyzing... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Watch-that-salt-1-7m-deaths-globally-linked-to-sodium-intake/articleshow/40286288.cms
Narendra Modi government's move to raise cigarette tax finds mention in prestigious medical journal

For years, health activists and doctors have been advocating the rise in taxes of tobacco and in the recent Union budget, the govt agreed to this.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-narendra-modi-government-s-move-to-raise-cigarette-tax-finds-mention-in-prestigious-medical-journal-2009660

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