Headlines Tagged with Aging/Elderly — 2,181 headlines found
Marewa Glover: ...It's a very useful question to ask about the potential benefits of vaping nicotine for people managing memory loss. Nicotine has been shown to have some beneficial preventative, and I think current, effects on Alzheimers, Parkinson's an
May 27, 2016 Scoop (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:25
Give smokers a break: Finian McGrath. ... I have never had flu in my life. Why is it that the health fanatics argue that all smokers will get cancer or serious illness? Does it follow that non-smokers will die of old age?
May 27, 2016 Irish Independent (ie)
added May 27, 2016 22:12
a research team in Houston has found that veterans who could choose between regular exercise or a surgical procedure to improve their leg pain were more likely to choose surgery if they had lower socioeconomic status, if they smoked or if they knew someon
May 23, 2016 PR Newswire
added May 23, 2016 19:14
[UK] Is this Britain's fittest great-grandad? Super-healthy 75-year-old puts his impressive physique down to decades of rock and rolling and insists he can still 'out-dance anybody'
He added: 'How many people are no longer with us because of the harm they've done though drinking and smoking? 'The funerals I have been to because of it and the people I've seen who have such a low quality of life. It's not worth it.'
May 17, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:53
[Australia] Smoking rates are falling but older people are smoking as much as ever, NSW Health data finds
Rusted-on older smokers are resisting stubbing out their cigarettes, as younger generations drive a dramatic drop...among 45-54-year-olds, the age bracket that includes renowned pack-a-day smoker Shane Warne, smoking rates jumped more than two per cent.
May 16, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 16, 2016 17:39
The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday...Jones, who retired in 1965, had said that lots of sleep is the secret to her longevity and that she had never smoked or drank alcohol.
May 13, 2016 Reuters
added May 13, 2016 18:07
Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer diseases – including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and lung cancer. The World Health Organisation estimates that tobacco use is responsible for the death of about 1
May 12, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2016 18:24
A former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant fighting to avoid a full Eleventh Circuit review of a panel’s decision to revive his age discrimination suit argued Tuesday that the court correctly found that job seekers could pursue claims over the compa
May 11, 2016 Law360
added May 12, 2016 14:59
faster declines in cancer mortality for blacks were driven largely by substantial drops in deaths from lung cancer. Smoking has declined faster for blacks than whites, and in most of the past 15 years, blacks have had lower smoking rates than whites
May 8, 2016 New York Times
added May 8, 2016 20:11
A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma's Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
May 1, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2016 19:04