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[UK] Smokers risk losing their sight, finds new research

According to new research from anti-smoking group Fresh, lighting up greatly increases the risk of developing Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) – which is when central vision becomes blurred and distorted.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Sep 26, 2014 16:14
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[Philippines] 101-year-old woman dies in fire sparked by her cigar

Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition as she failed to get out of her burning room when fire hit her house in Sitio Paradise 2, Barangay Kasambagan, yesterday morning.
Tempo (ph)
added Sep 26, 2014 13:04

[Philippines] 101-year-old chain smoker dies in fire

A 101-year-old woman, who defied advice to stop smoking, yesterday died in a fire believed to have been started by her cigarette. Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition when her body was recovered.  She had failed to get out of her room w
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:11

[India] Losing weight, quitting smoking reduces risk of old age dementia

A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk, says ANI.
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:06
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[UK] Number of ‘very old’ Britons passes half a million

The ranks of “very old” people in the UK, as official statisticians label the over-90s, have been swelling quickly thanks to better medicine, housing, nutrition and changes in smoking habits.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:47

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

[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

[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

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

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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