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[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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The Tarnish of the Golden Years / Donald Hall’s Frank Collection of Essays About Growing Older, Not Better

Hall plumbs the indignities, condescensions and terrors of advanced age, along with musings on beards (he has had three), women (two wives, many dalliances), smoking (cigars, Chesterfields, Kents, marijuana), poetry readings, rejection letters, old houses
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:45
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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[Ireland] HSE: don't smoke in your home if our staff are there

SICK and elderly smokers are being banned from having a cigarette in their homes while healthcare workers such as home helps, nurses, doctors social workers or therapists are making a care visit
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:06
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NCHS Data Brief: Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

46.2% of adults aged 40–79 with lung obstruction currently smoked cigarettes. About 41% with mild and 55% with moderate or worse obstruction were current smokers. A similar percentage of men and women with lung obstruction, overall and at each level of s
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 7, 2015 14:05
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Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC

The findings highlight the difficulty facing many smokers trying to quit -- even when smoking exacerbates an already distressing illness, one expert said. However, "with assistance, quitting may still be challenging but it is possible," said Patricia Fo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2015 13:56
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New Survey on Smoking Finds Education, Age and Gender Shaping Americans' Attitudes and Habits More Millennials smoke than older generations - but they don't want anyone knowing about it.

. "Curiously, the smoking rates among Millennials - the generation that has grown up with anti-smoking messages - are actually higher than older age groups, and yet one in three of them hide their cigarette use at work, which likely speaks to the stigma s
PR Newswire
added Jan 6, 2015 15:18
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[Pennsylvania] 73-year-old woman identified as victim in elderly high-rise fire; smoking may be cause

The medical examiner has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her senior citizen's high-rise near Pittsburgh, but the cause of her death and the fire remained under investigation.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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Treating C.O.P.D. in the Elderly

Despite the fact that C.O.P.D. is the third-leading cause of death, there is scant research on the comparative effectiveness of treatment options in seniors. But a study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association provides valuab
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 28, 2014 14:41
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