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[UK] Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health experts

“Behaviour such as exposure to smoking and regularly treating children increases cancer risks as children grow into adulthood,” said lead author Dr Stephanie Chambers. “Currently grandparents are not the focus of public health messaging targeted at pare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:03
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5 Things Altria Management Wants You to Know

Altria has a lot on its plate, but its financial strength remains secure. For investors, its future prospects include plenty of positives to go with the ever-present challenges that it has to overcome regularly.
Motley Fool
added Nov 15, 2017 15:31
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[Illinois] BROWN: Fast Eddie’s big secret still safe with him

information Vrdolyak made cash payments exceeding $1 million to unnamed “individuals and entities” in connection with his own unexplained payday in the state’s $9.3 billion tobacco lawsuit settlement. The implication was clear that authorities believe th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:29
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[UK] Smoking ban may be introduced in Dundee playparks

Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health. Proposals to introduce smoke-free areas at children’s outdoor play facilities have been put to community representatives.
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:24
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[UK] A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many lifestyle patterns are established when children are young. ...For a practice such as smoking, it is during the teenage years that this habit is generally established. Smoking, diet and physical activity, along with excess weight, have been identifie
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'

smoking around the children, even when they had been asked not to, became an area of conflict between grandparents and parents. Conversely, in certain cases, the birth of a grandchild became a catalyst to a grandparent giving up smoking - or changing thei
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2017 15:19
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Grandparents are posing serious health risks to children, scientists warn

They spoil their grandchildren with sweet "treats" and big helpings of fattening food, and expose their young lungs to second hand tobacco smoke, it is alleged.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:31
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[UK] Simon Cowell cuts down from 80 cigarettes to just TWO a day and gives up vodka... as he embarks on health kick following his shock fall at home

That's it! X Factor head judge Simon told the publication: 'I've cut down smoking to two [cigarettes] a day. That's it!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:15
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[Europe] Kadenbach MEP: Tobacco warnings should mention chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Progress has been made on tobacco products health warnings but the next round of graphic labelling should also mention the less-known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which happens to be the second cause of death worldwide, MEP Karin Kadenba
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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3T® Heat not Burn On Fire In Arkansas

Vapor Tobacco Manufacturing announces Tobacco Superstores, one of the largest tobacco store chains in the USA, and Tobacco Town have added the 3T® organic technology Heat not Burn products in all their Arkansas locations.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 22:05
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