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[Asia, India] Elderly woman shot dead over cigarette shortage

When Mishro Devi checked her store for cigarettes, she didn't find any. When she told him, the man allegedly lost his temper and opened fire at the woman.
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:17
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Great American Smokeout: Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

While you cannot change your age and family history, there are modifiable lifestyle factors you can act upon to effectively reduce your risk for developing this tragic disease. These modifiable risk factors include things like diet, physical activity, o
The Epoch Times English Version
added Nov 20, 2014 21:42
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How seniors can quit smoking with the help of Medicare and other tools

Can Medicare help me quit smoking? ... Dear Connie, Yes, Medicare actually covers up to eight face-to-face counseling sessions a year to help beneficiaries quit smoking. And, if you have a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, certain smoking-cessatio
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 22:12
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SURVEY: What kind of age limitation is appropriate for lung cancer screening?

63.9% Should not be limited 16.2% 74 is okay 13% Should be higher 7% Medicare shouldn't pay for screening
MedPage Today
added Nov 15, 2014 08:38
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VIDEO: Does Medicare Lung Screen Coverage Fall Short?

The age limit of 74 proposed for coverage of annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals was the major point of contention for Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Paperwork hu
MedPage Today
added Nov 13, 2014 10:10
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[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11
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[Texas] Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

ton smokes cigars daily, too. “I’m smoking one now,” he said from Austin. Indeed, Overton hasn’t slowed down much and remains sharp.
The Washington Post
added Nov 13, 2014 02:05
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VIDEO: Does Medicare Lung Screen Coverage Fall Short? Discussants: Claudia Henschke PhD, MD; Robert "Chip" Gilkeson, MD; Dan Raz, MD

shortchanges seniors on the promise of early detection...The age limit of 74 proposed for coverage of annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening in high-risk individuals was the major point of contention for Claudia Henschke...Paperwork hurdles for patients
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 11:54
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ACR: Medicare Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Lifesaver for Seniors

Medicare coverage provides access to care for seniors and will help physicians save thousands of lives each year from the nation's leading cancer killer," said Ella Kazerooni, M.D., FACR, chair of the American College of Radiology Lung Cancer Screening Co
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:35
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Medicare Proposes Paying for Lung Cancer Screenings for Older Longtime Smokers

Medicare will cover annual screenings for lung cancer for older Americans with long histories of heavy smoking, the federal government said Monday in a proposal that would cover an estimated four million people, many of whom are at greatest risk for the d
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:21
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