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Study links smoking to increased all-cause mortality in older patients

An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published in the June 11 issue of Arc
EurekAlert
added Jun 13, 2012 19:22
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Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, Tindle et al. (9) present findings relating lifetime smoking history to the risk of lung cancer, with an emphasis on exploring the relative risk reduction for incident lung cancer in former vs current smokers. The authors evaluated a total
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:57
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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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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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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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