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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05

[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17

[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11

[Australia] The ugly face of smoking: New campaign lets you upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after 20 years of smoking

'If you smoke, your future's not pretty', Queensland Health's latest anti-smoking campaign / Young women were lured into a pop-up 'make under station' in Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland / Professional make-up artists brought their faces
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:11

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

Cigarette smoking Brazilian man may be world's oldest person at 126 years old

All things considered, Jose Aguinelo dos Santos is a pretty lively Brazilian man. He walks without a stick, has no known health problems, smokes a pack of cigarettes a day, and is still a childless bachelor, according to reports. Oh, and he might be 126
Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 19:31

[Virginia, West Virginia] Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap

changes in smoking and obesity rates may help explain the connection between bigger bank accounts and longer lives. “Richer people and richer communities smoke less, and that gap is growing,” said Dr. Murray at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluat
New York Times
added Mar 15, 2014 18:10

[Pennsylvania] After 13 years, lonely, old man to be kicked out of Lancaster senior tower apartment for smoking

Miller, who has a daily half-a-pack habit, said he doesn't know where he's going to go when a constable asks him to leave 12-story Lancaster House North, 335 N. Prince St., his home for 13 years. Millers' "behavior was affecting the livability for other
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Feb 4, 2014 11:05

Smoking and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults

Among smokers, the majority of CHD cases are attributable to smoking in all age groups. Smoking prevention is important, irrespective of age.
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:22

[UK] Horror-Inducing Halloween Masks Portray The Effects Of Smoking [Video]

HealthExpress have sent out actors wearing the masks to the streets of UK cities that have high smoking populations. The mask-wearing actors went around the streets and handed out anti-smoking pamphlets.
added Oct 31, 2013 15:56
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