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Soda May Age You As Much As Smoking

The link between soda and telomere length Nobody would mistake sugary soda for a health food, but a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health just found that a daily soda habit can age your immune cells almost two years.
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2014 11:34
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The Value of Your Future Self

He thinks looking at future selves might help people quit smoking — “instead of showing people diseased organs or strangers with tracheotomies, we could show them what the habit will do to their own faces and bodies, which our findings suggest would be m
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 14, 2014 10:16
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[North Carolina] Fewer Medicare Advantage plans available in Triad

Low enrollment status is not likely an exit factor for the two Blue Cross plans in the Triad since they were promoted to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. retirees in 2012 and 2013 as the company opted to take retired workers off its health plan and provide a $1
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 12, 2014 10:22
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U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC

Preventing illness, by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and quitting smoking, have gone a long way in preventing heart disease and stroke. In addition, screening has reduced deaths from breast, colon and other cancers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 8, 2014 12:59
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[UK] Stop smoking and protect your eyes

An estimated 100 people in the UK s tart to lose their sight every day, especially as they get older. Stop smoking and you lessen the risk of sight loss
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:14
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Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer's Disease

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled “Tobacco Use & Dementia,” based on a comprehensive scientific review of tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and incidence rates for all types of dementia, including Alzheimer
The Epoch Times English Version
added Oct 2, 2014 13:16
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[UK] Up in smoke: The habit is costing not just you

New figures from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) show that Plymouth City Council is paying £3.5m a year to help people with smoking-related illness to live in their own homes (domiciliary care). The true figure could be much higher because of lack of
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:28
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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
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[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
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