Headlines Tagged with Aging/Elderly — 2,409 headlines found
[Canada, Germany] It really IS never too late to quit: Giving up smoking even after your 50s reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke by more than 40%
Feb 22, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 11:27
[UK] It's never too late to quit! Birthday girl Clara finally gives up smoking at the age of 102 - after puffing on 60,000 cigarettes
Birthday girl Clara Cowell has shown it's never too late to change your lifestyle - after giving up smoking two weeks ago aged 102.
Feb 17, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2013 23:43
Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy, as compared with those who have never smoked. Cessation before the age of 40 years reduces the risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%.
Jan 24, 2013 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50
So Americans have kicked the habit big time; only about 15 percent of the adult population smokes. Any idea what that’s done to state tax revenues? They’ve barely kept pace with inflation in recent years.
Jan 15, 2013 Yahoo!
added Jan 17, 2013 07:52
Veteran loves his cigars - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times
Sept. 13, 1988: Martin De Young, 100, says his greatest pleasure in life is smoking a cigar. De Young, a resident of the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, says he cut down to three a day, one after each meal. Los Angeles Times columnist Charles
Nov 7, 2012 Los Angeles Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:49
The largest-ever study of a million women has found that those who smoke lose a decade of their lives, while kicking the deadly habit before the age of 40 avoids more than 90 percent of the increased risk of dying caused by continuing to smoke, while sto
Oct 31, 2012 Jerusalem Post
added Oct 31, 2012 19:45
The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Sep 9, 2012 Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58
Some elderly residents of a Vancouver retirement home say a smoking ban imposed on the facility by Vancouver Coastal Health is more dangerous to them than any cigarette smoke.
Aug 25, 2012 VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50
[Oregon] Portland State researcher: Seniors with serious illness find smoking, drinking tough habits to break
A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. The research, led by Portland State University professor Jason Newsom, also showed that the vast majority of older adults
Aug 8, 2012 The Oregonian blogs
added Aug 12, 2012 19:25
Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday was hit with a collective action from a Georgia man who says the company — helped by CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc. — purposely avoided hiring older job applicants for regional sales positions.
Jun 7, 2012 Law360
added Jun 8, 2012 17:34