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Latino and Black smokers in the Health and Retirement Study are more likely to quit: the role of light smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings were partially explained by cigarette consumption intensity, such that Latinos were lighter smokers and therefore more likely to quit than Whites. Conclusion Latinos and Blacks were more likely than Whites to quit smoking cigarettes within
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:05
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Can Comedy Kill? Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

And instead of working on a controlled and highly supervised film set, comics are often working in nightclubs and bars where they are more likely to drink, smoke and engage in risky sexual behavior, Stewart said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2016 15:32
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[Utah] John Wayne's cancers: Smoking or radiation?

a chain-smoker since high school... He appeared in many magazine ads and TV commercials for Camel cigarettes. In the mid-1950s, he was up to seven packs of unfiltered Camels a day...he starred in The Conqueror...filmed in the Utah desert.
The Villages (FL) News
added Jul 17, 2016 02:46
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The RA-Lung Ca Connection Grows Stronger

at this point it is important for clinicians to judiciously monitor patients with rheumatoid arthritis for signs and symptoms of lung cancer and to aggressively encourage smoking cessation if warranted.
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2016 16:39
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Demographic ageing and the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality: the example of Germany

We sought to quantify the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality (SAM) in Germany and explore the impact of demographic ageing....Especially in men, actual SAM hardly declined despite a sharp drop in age-standardised SAM, indicating that decreases w
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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CARROLL: The Upshot: Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit Is in Your Control

in JAMA Oncology, researchers sought to quantify how a healthful lifestyle might actually alter the risk of cancer. They identified four domains that are often noted to be related to disease prevention: smoking, drinking, obesity and exercise.
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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[Louisiana] Alzheimers Q&A: Is there a link between smoking and dementia?

Studies have shown that smoking is a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, as smokers are twice as likely to develop the disease as non-smokers. According to the research compiled at the University of Eastern Finland and
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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[Denmark] Determinants of smoking cessation in COPD patients treated in the outpatient setting

findings reinforce that the young and socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have more difficulties achieving timely smoking cessation. A novel finding is that patients with milder COPD are less likely to quit. The findings suggest a need for interventi
Chest
added Jun 24, 2016 16:28
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[Denmark] COPD Doesn't Keep Many Younger Patients From Smoking

Younger patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, are less likely to quit smoking than older and more affluent patients, according to findings from a nationwide, prospective study from
MedPage Today
added Jun 24, 2016 16:27
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[Georgia] Ex-RJR Job Seeker Fights For Age-Bias Suit In 11th Circ. ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday to stand by its panel ruling that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims, arguing that the decision is consistent with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission's interpretation of the Age Discrimination..
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:01
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