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[New York] Letter: Secondhand smoke poisons my apartment

I've lived in the Cambridge Court senior development in Bethpage for seven years. I've been suffering the second-hand smoke from the residents downstairs. These are privately owned apartments, and I've written letters and taken up petitions for the resi
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Oct 9, 2015 18:53

[UK] How Kate Moss is proof you end up with the face you deserve: Model's years of smoking, drinking and sunbathing had to take their toll, say experts

her ever so slightly lop-sided grin is also part of her ‘ineffable cool’. However, it seems that years of smoking have definitely turned down the voltage on her smile... Kate’s hair is also likely to have been hammered by smoking, adds Iain. ‘Smoking decr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 08:17
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Second-hand smoke a problem for residents, visitors at Gracedale

I'd like to address the smoking that goes on at the main entrance to Gracedale, Northampton County's nursing home. My mother enjoys it when she can be pushed outside to enjoy some fresh air, but that's not the case at Gracedale.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Sep 23, 2015 17:52

[Denmark] Danes' life expectancy worst in western Europe

Life expectancy for Danish men is at just 78 years, which is also near the very bottom amongst western European countries. Only Finnish and Portuguese men live shorter lives ... Denmark, however, had the second lowest overall smoking rates behind Iceland
The Local (dk)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:17

The stunning — and expanding — gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor

"The bottom of the socioeconomic distribution isn't experiencing any material increase in life expectancy," he told Wonkblog. Those disparities are partly due to the varying lifestyles of the rich and poor, who are more likely to be obese and to smoke c
The Washington Post
added Sep 23, 2015 14:00

[UK] Smoking increases the risk of losing your sight, 'alarming' study finds

The research, led by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US, used healthy lifestyle scores based on diet, exercise patterns and smoking to assess a person's risk of suffering Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - the UK's leading
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 13:55

[Ireland] Smokers are 50% more likely to suffer from dementia, shock study finds

The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) Ireland are marking World Alzheimer’s day on Monday by raising awareness of the links between tobacco and this illness. The two organisations are urging the Government to launch t
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:31

[UK] People urged to back smoke free plans

The Southern Trust is calling on local people to get involved in making all health and social care sites completely smoke free by No Smoking Day on March 9 next year. A Smoke Free policy has been in place in the Trust since 2008 which prohibits smoking
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:00


The 66-year-old victim was consuming a meal inside the non-smoking café with his daughter at around 5 p.m. while the aggressors, whose identities remained unknown, were smoking at another table. The victim’s daughter told the police that the aged man mer
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:20

Does Air Pollution Kill? Experts sound off on two new studies linking pollution with early mortality

found that each increment of 10 mcg/m3 in exposure to fine particulates was associated with a 3% overall increased risk of death -- and for nonsmokers, the risk rose by 27% for deaths due to respiratory diseases.
MedPage Today
added Sep 17, 2015 11:56
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