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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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How to live to 100: From eating pigs' feet to 30 cigarettes a day or whiskey in the morning – tips from the world's oldest people for surviving a century

Out of 100 people aged over 100 ...some of the strangest and least expected:... 30 cigarettes a day / 12 cigars and 4 glasses of whiskey a day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:03
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'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents

It is supposed to save states $150 million a year in health and renovation costs. Elderly residents, who are more likely to lack mobility and to have smoked for a longer period of time, are slowest to adjust. Evictions for smoking violations are rare but
Governing Magazine
added Sep 26, 2018 16:11
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Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Since the 1980s, life expectancy has been going up by roughly two months a year every year, as we saw fewer deaths due to smoking or heart problems. But after 2011, that rate of improvement has been slowing.
BBC Online
added Sep 26, 2018 15:59
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[Japan] Philip Morris Hits Streets to Pitch Older Smokers New Devices

is shifting a large majority of its 1,000-employee sales force in Japan to target elderly smokers with direct appeals, free handouts and money-back guarantees. The effort is an attempt to sell to an older generation -- Japan’s largest demographic that’s
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 01:13
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[UK] Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

Older people living in areas with higher air pollution were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in subsequent years, an observational study in England found. Adults living in areas of London with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had a
MedPage Today
added Sep 19, 2018 16:59
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VIDEO: Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:50
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Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

European paradox: While the region leads the world in both alcohol and tobacco consumption, it also enjoys the longest life expectancy, 77.9 years, according to a report published Wednesday by the World Health Organization.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 12, 2018 17:43
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Lung cancer - mainly caused by smoking - is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide... IARC’s report said prevention efforts - such as stop-smoking campaigns, screenings, and human papillomavirus vaccinations - may have helped reduce incidence rates
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 17:05
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