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[UK] I quit: Grandmother who took up smoking at 14 gives herself a new lease of life

A Paulton grandmother with a new lease of life is backing a national 28-day drive to get people to give up smoking. Tesco worker Anne Hale, 58, stopped smoking just over four months ago and after keeping up with her five grandchildren over the summer ho
This is Somerset (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:24
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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[Texas] VIDEO: 109-year-old World War II Vet: 'I smoke at least 12 Tampa Sweet cigars a day'

he still enjoys his whiskey and 12 cigars a day! He’s been smoking since the age of 18 and says he has over $100 worth of cigars now.
WTKR: NewsChannel 3 (Norfolk, VA)
added May 12, 2015 00:26
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Many Nursing Homes Operate Without Adequate Sprinkler Systems

If the nursing home your relative or friend lives in does not have sprinklers throughout the building, you probably want to push the issue, especially since even facilities with no-smoking policies had to “grandfather” current residents who smoke, allowi
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 2, 2013 20:23
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'Mighty Fine at 109': America's Oldest Vet Marks Birthday with Cigar

Overton lights up a dozen cigars a day, but he's stopped taking a shot of whiskey in his morning coffee.
Military.com
added May 14, 2015 00:17
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FISHER: Fewer Smokers Means Higher Taxpayer Costs

A study detailed in the most recent New England Journal of Medicine confirms . . . What the CBO study shows is the litigation that showered such huge benefits on a few was based on the false premise that cigarettes cost taxpayers money. Unfortunately, t
Forbes
added Nov 29, 2012 16:35
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[Canada] Military veteran fights to continue smoking in Langley strata building

A military veteran has lost one of the three battles he is fighting so he can continue smoking inside his condo. Paul Aradi, 70, was ordered by the B.C. Supreme Court to butt out...has argued that he has a disability due to his cigarette addiction....In
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:56
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[UK] How Kate Moss is proof you end up with the face you deserve: Model's years of smoking, drinking and sunbathing had to take their toll, say experts

her ever so slightly lop-sided grin is also part of her ‘ineffable cool’. However, it seems that years of smoking have definitely turned down the voltage on her smile... Kate’s hair is also likely to have been hammered by smoking, adds Iain. ‘Smoking decr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 08:17
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[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50
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Former cigarette smokers may still need lung cancer screening

They found that patients in the largest subgroup were those with a smoking history of 30 pack-years or more, had quit between 15 years and 30 years ago and were aged 55 to 80 years, according to the abstract. “We were surprised to find that the incidenc
Healio.com
added Feb 15, 2016 20:21
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