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[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10
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The 11 Initiative by Aetna

A recent study found every cigarette you don’t smoke could add 11 minutes to your life. So let’s talk about how you can make the most of them. / Discover how much life can be enjoyed for every cigarette you give up Please enter your age / Jimmy Kimmel Liv
Aetna (tumblr)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:05
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[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39
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[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
News-Medical.net
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38
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To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2015 15:41
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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05
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Millions more people across the UK to get dementia tests

Millions more people could be offered dementia tests under new NHS guidelines that class those aged over 60 who drink, smoke or who are obese as being at risk of the disease.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:58
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Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies with Investigation of Potential Effect Modifiers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk o
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:51
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VIDEO: GRAPHIC: Former smoker Marlene receives eye injections

CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign shows Marlene receiving eye injections to help prevent wet macular degeneration, a disease that can lead to blindness developed from smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:21
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