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Too Young to Die, Too Old to Worry

THIS weekend, the singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen is celebrating his 80th birthday — with a cigarette. Last year he announced that he would resume smoking when he turned 80. “It’s the right age to recommence,” he explained.
New York Times
added Sep 20, 2014 22:43
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[New York] Leonard Cohen in good spirits, anxious to start smoking

Cohen, who vowed to start smoking when he turned 80, told the crowd when asked if he would start next week: “Yes, does anybody have a cigarette? “But quite seriously, does anyone know where you can buy a Turkish or Greek cigarette?” he said to laughs. “
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:29
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[New York] Leonard Cohen to start smoking again at 80

Speaking at a press event in New York City on Thursday (16Sept14), the singer told reporters, "Quite seriously, does anyone know where you can buy a Turkish or Greek cigarette? I'm looking forward to that first smoke. I've been thinking about that for 30
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 19, 2014 20:28
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Leonard Cohen to start smoking again at 80

Singer Leonard Cohen has vowed to celebrate turning 80 by taking up smoking again. The “Hallelujah” singer, who gave up cigarettes after years of heavy smoking, celebrates the milestone birthday on Sunday and will ring it in with a cigarette.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Sep 19, 2014 20:27
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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Managing diabetes, quitting smoking, controlling high blood pressure, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk for dementia -- even late in life, according to new research. The World Alzheimer Report 2014, commissioned by Alzheimer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 14:15
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[Asia, India] Losing weight, quitting smoking may reduce risk of old age dementia

The World Alzheimer's Report 2014 commissioned by Alzheimer's disease International said that dementia's links to physical health could be effective at fending off dementia even in later life, the Independent reported.
ANI (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:20
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Smoking deception and age-related macular degeneration.

Smoking deception or failing to self-report as a smoker is a recognized concern among studies of smoking-related disease...While the deception rate is low at the individual level, as many as 450,000 adults in the US population at risk of late-stage AMD ma
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 13, 2014 07:04
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[UK] £4m is the true cost of smokers to health services

Swindon Council is spending £2.4m of its social care funding on regular carer visits, as well as services like meals on wheels, to support those with conditions triggered by smoking. With patients paying more than £1.79m of their own money every year to
Swindon Advertiser (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:49
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[UK] Smoking costs England £1bn per year in care alone

A new analysis by the charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) reveals that local councils are now spending £600m every year on home care for the most severely ill. This is on top of a £450m annual bill faced by individuals to cover the cost of their
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:35
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[UK] Shock study reveals Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Coucil spend £16m annually on smokers over 50

THE true cost of caring for ageing smokers can be laid bare today as new figures reveal that Hampshire taxpayers are stumping up £16m a year to treat them. The shocking scale of looking after those over 50 with smoking-related illnesses comes as cash-st
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 3, 2014 10:44
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