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The State Of Health In China

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

People in China spend the most years of their lives being healthy compared with people who live in other G-20 countries, according to a new study in t...

WHO Urges China To Bolster Tobacco Controls

AP | ALEX KENNEDY | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

SINGAPORE — The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult mal...

China's Indoor Smoking Ban Finally Goes Into Effect

AP | Posted 07.01.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- China's latest push to ban smoking in indoor public venues came into effect Sunday, but the vaguely defined expanded rules were not expecte...

The Billion-Dollar Smoking Problem In China

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — China's addiction to huge revenues from its state-owned tobacco monopoly is hindering anti-smoking measures, potentially costing milli...

China's Anti-Smoking Efforts Are Failing

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — Efforts to curb tobacco use in the world's most populous nation have had no real impact and 301 million Chinese are still smoking, Chi...