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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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Why grieving men are more likely to die of a broken heart: They lose the partner that cares for their health when their wife passes away

Vices, such as smoking, which were kept in check by their spouse, may also be taken up again, as a source of solace.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 22:16
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Trends in risk factors for coronary heart disease in the Netherlands [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results demonstrated favourable trends in smoking (except in older women) ... Four out of six risk factors for CHD showed a favourable or stable trend.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:06
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[UK] Hull smokers losing twice as many years off lives compared to richer English cities

CITY smokers lost almost twice as many years of their lives compared to richer cities but more people are quitting despite the Government slashing £1.6m from the public health budget. City smokers aged 35 to 74 lost 7,708 potential years of their lives b
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:51
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[Finland] Most fatal type of stroke declining along with smoking rates

The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland. Bleeding in the space between the brain and the thin tissue c
Reuters
added Aug 18, 2016 19:17
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AARP TO DROP ALEC AFTER MEMBERS’ OUTCRY

On August 5, AARP announced that it would not renew its membership in ALEC as a result of members’ concerns: “After hearing from many of you, we’ve decided not to renew our membership to ALEC. We would never work against the interests of older Americans
Center for Media and Democracy
added Aug 18, 2016 14:53
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[Canada, UK] Indulgent habits 'shave SIX YEARS off your lifespan': How a night in with a glass of wine, Netflix and cigarettes could lead to early death

The findings, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, showed that 26 per cent of all deaths are attributable to smoking... WHY SOCIAL SMOKING IS NOT HARMLESS Consider yourself a ‘social’ or ‘occasional’ smoker? Do you only ‘smoke at parties’ and don’t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:10
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[Canada] Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

And the researchers contended the reverse was true -- folks with the healthiest lifestyles lived nearly 18 years longer than those with the poorest health-related lifestyles. Smoking, an unhealthy diet, a lack of physical activity and excess alcohol use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 17, 2016 14:22
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[Michigan] CMU researcher discovers link between aging and smoking

The finding...will allow doctors to screen patients for the predictive marker--which may help them to create an intervention strategy... “We can tell people to stop smoking but we can’t tell them to stop aging...we linked the pathophysiology by which both
Mount Pleasant (MI) Morning Sun
added Aug 15, 2016 19:25
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Medical costs and quality-adjusted life years associated with smoking: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current estimates of the lifetime medical care costs and the QALYs associated with smoking are dated and do not reflect the latest evidence on the health effects of smoking, nor the current costs and benefits of smoking cessation and prevention. Given the
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:08
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