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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds Smokes Part Of Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

won a partial victory against an age discrimination collective action Wednesday, when a federal judge in Georgia found that only employees, not job seekers, could pursue disparate impact claims against the companies.
added Mar 8, 2013 06:49

[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%

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.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2013 23:43

21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

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%.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50

GREENFIELD: Death, smoking and pollution: Maybe we've been wrong about them all this time

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.
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
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:49

[Israel] Full impact of cigarettes takes decades to show

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
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 31, 2012 19:45

[Canada] WENDY ELLIOTT: Puffing should be limited

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.
Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58

[Canada] Vancouver Seniors fuming over indoor smoking ban

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.
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
The Oregonian blogs
added Aug 12, 2012 19:25
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