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January 29, 2016

China's Attempt to Curb Smoking Failed

China has reported that its attempt to reduce smoking has not been success as the country sees continues increases of smokers. Beijing Morning Post and China’s Tibet Online news reported Wednesday that the number of smokers from 2010 to 2015 climbed by 15 million, making the total number of smokers in the country 316 million. The articles said that the reports are based on a research conducted by Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Some analysts say the reason was not due to the lack of people’s motivation to give up smoking, but largely due to lack of government’s commitment to give up the revenue the tobacco brings in. Curbing smoking in China is an effort being made by the World Health Organization. In 2006 Chinese government ratified the WHO Convention on Tobacco Control and began banning smoking in public spaces in some of the cities. China is world’s largest cigarette producer.


January 14, 2016

Cervical Cancer and Its Prevention

The month of January is observed as cervical cancer awareness month in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, The exile Tibetan government launched an awareness campaign on the disease in November 2015. According to Dr. Tenzin Desay of Delek hospital in Dharamsala, exile Tibetan communities are today encouraged to get vaccines—U.S. Center for Disease Control recommends the vaccine for girls age 11 to 12.


November 12, 2015

Malaria Might Spread to Higher Elevations Due to Global Warming

The World Bank warns that global warming will push 100 million more people into poverty across the globe in the next 15 years. The report also pointed out that more people could be at risk from malaria, diarrhea, and growth stunting. The connection between the global warming and malaria has been suspected in other studies. According to Medical News Today, researchers last year presented the evidence that the disease climbs to the higher elevations during the warmer years. Today mosquitos are found in the Himalayas and Tibet Plateau, including the Tibetan capitol Lhasa for the first time, which might also be a warning sign of the disease might climb to higher elevations.


November 10, 2015

Study Shows One Third of Young Chinese Men Will Die From Smoking

A new study says a third of all men currently under the age of 20 in China will die prematurely if they continue smoking. Currently there are 300 million smokers in China. In 2010, about a million people died from smoking and the study warns that by 2050 the number could triple. The Chinese government has recently begun a various cities, including Beijing, designated smoking bans. However, experts question the effectiveness of it. Chinese health officials says the smoking issue might not be priority for the Chinese lawmakers.


November 05, 2015

National Diabetes Month in the United States

National Diabetes Month is observed in November in the United States to draw attention to the disease that has effected 29 million people in the country. Globally, the disease has affected 371 million people. In this Healthy Lifestyle program, Dr. Lobsang Palden Tawu (previously recorded) talks about the differences of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and how to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.


October 30, 2015

WHO Says Hot Dogs, Bacon and Other Processed Meats Cause Cancer

Eating hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats can cause cancer, says the World Health Organization. The group has said that eating red meat might also increase cancer risks. Processed meats includes hot dogs, sausages, corned beef, and dried meat like beef jerky.


October 15, 2015

Mentally Ill People Victimized from Stigmas, Discrimination, and Abuse

Hundreds of millions of people globally suffer from mental health problems and the World Health Organizations urges the countries to protect their human rights. On the World Mental Health Day Saturday, WHO called for a change in the attitudes that perpetuate stigma and discrimination that have isolated people since ancient times. According to WHO report, mentally ill account for 13 percent of the global disease burden and for one-third of all health-related disability.

Healthy Lifestyle Healthy Lifestyle is a weekly show that features interviews with health and lifestyle experts, and discusses news and information on health matters to enable listeners to make informed changes to their lifestyle.

  • Schedule: Wednesdays
  • UTC Time: 0400
  • Duration: 20
  • Listen: MP3

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