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[Denmark] Determinants of smoking cessation in COPD patients treated in the outpatient setting

findings reinforce that the young and socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have more difficulties achieving timely smoking cessation. A novel finding is that patients with milder COPD are less likely to quit. The findings suggest a need for interventi
added Jun 24, 2016 16:28

[Denmark] COPD Doesn't Keep Many Younger Patients From Smoking

Younger patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and those who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, are less likely to quit smoking than older and more affluent patients, according to findings from a nationwide, prospective study from
MedPage Today
added Jun 24, 2016 16:27

[Georgia] Ex-RJR Job Seeker Fights For Age-Bias Suit In 11th Circ. ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday to stand by its panel ruling that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims, arguing that the decision is consistent with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission's interpretation of the Age Discrimination..
added Jun 23, 2016 21:01

Case to Watch: 11th Circuit weighs age-bias claims by job applicants

Appeals will reconsider whether RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co...must face a 2012 lawsuit by Richard Villarreal, an unsuccessful job applicant who says the company violated the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act by encouraging the hiring of workers just
added Jun 21, 2016 16:50

[Minnesota] Time Trends in the Incidence of Parkinson Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study suggests that the incidence of parkinsonism and PD may have increased between 1976 and 2005, particularly in men 70 years and older. These trends may be associated with the dramatic changes in smoking behavior that took place in the second half
Archives of Neurology
added Jun 21, 2016 11:22

[Australia] Elderly Gold Coast man, 71, brutally beaten by a gang of six youths on a bus after he asked them to stop smoking

An elderly man was repeatedly punched in the face after he asked a passenger to stop smoking on a Gold Coast bus. The 71-year-old man was travelling via bus from Tweed Heads to Southport with a female friend on Saturday night.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:32

Americans are getting heart-HEALTHIER: Heart disease rates 'decrease significantly in a decade - as more people quit smoking, improve diets and get more exercise'

Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

"Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking, which may have contributed to the decrease in coronary heart disease prevalence," she said in a journal news release.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2016 21:48

[Minnesota] All HRA properties are now smoke-free!

today marks the first day that all HRA-owned properties are smoke-free. This was an important step for us, not just to provide a healthy environment for all our residents, but also to preserve and protect taxpayer investments in our properties. Units that
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 15:25

[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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