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RICHARD M. VILLARREAL, Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., ET AL., Respondents: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit BRIEF IN OPPOSITION

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is modeled after Title VII, except that it substitutes age for the other protected categories. Like Title VII, the ADEA prohibits both disparate- treatment and disparate-impact forms of discrimination
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:33
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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Smoking cessation and survival in lung, upper aero-digestive tract and bladder cancer: cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The aim was to examine the association between smoking cessation and prognosis in smoking-related cancer...conclusions: People with lung and possibly UAT cancer who quit smoking have a lower risk of mortality than people who continue smoking.
British Journal of Cancer
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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Emissions from Electronic Cigarettes: Assessing Vapers’ Intake of Toxic Compounds, Secondhand Exposures, and the Associated Health Impacts

The integrated health damage from passive vaping was derived by computing disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost due to exposure to secondhand vapor. Acrolein was the dominant contributor to the aggregate harm. DALYs for the various device/voltage co
American Chemical Society
added Aug 3, 2017 14:32
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UW researchers map widening gap in life expectancy and call for policy changes

A county-by-county survey of U.S. life expectancy reports a 20-year gap between the lows and the highs – a gap that correlates with socioeconomic factors, race and ethnicity...as well as preventable risk factors such as obesity and smoking.
Yahoo!
added May 8, 2017 20:49
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Good heart health extends the ‘golden years’

People with better heart health during young adulthood and middle age end up living longer and spending fewer years later in life with any kind of chronic disease... “The message here is crystal clear...Eat smart, move more, don’t smoke, and maintain an
Reuters
added May 8, 2017 14:40
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America's oldest veteran, who famously drinks whiskey and smokes cigars everyday, is asking for your help

Overton gained notoriety back in 2013 after he told a reporter about his key to staying active and remaining in good health: Whiskey and cigars. "He drives and walks without a cane. During a television interview in March, he told a reporter that he doesn
Business Insider
added Jan 31, 2017 19:40
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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
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[UK] Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

lung cancer remains the leading cause globally and for most countries, with YLLs [years of life lost] increasing by almost 15% over the past decade. Given that most cases of lung cancer can be prevented,99 this observation stresses the importance of tobac
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 02:22
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Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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