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The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study

findings from the Harvard Study of Adult Development, a research project that since 1938 ... has produced many notable findings. It showed, for example, that to age well physically, the single most important thing could do was to avoid smoking
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46
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[Asia, Israel] Non-smokers demand smokers respect right to clean air

The vast majority of people over 65 want the government and local authorities to enforce no-smoking laws much more forcefully, according to a poll by Zeta Tooks to mark World No Smoking Day, which was held on May 31. Eighty-three percent of older people
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 2, 2014 21:48
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[UK-Scotland] Does Smoking Reduction in Midlife Reduce Mortality Risk? Results of 2 Long-Term Prospective Cohort Studies of Men and Women in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

These inconclusive results support the view that reducing cigarette consumption should not be promoted as a means of reducing mortality, although it may have a valuable role as a step toward smoking cessation.
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jul 5, 2013 00:07
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[Illinois] Don Draper's Deadly Habit

A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Northwestern University
added Sep 18, 2012 01:26
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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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New Survey on Smoking Finds Education, Age and Gender Shaping Americans' Attitudes and Habits More Millennials smoke than older generations - but they don't want anyone knowing about it.

. "Curiously, the smoking rates among Millennials - the generation that has grown up with anti-smoking messages - are actually higher than older age groups, and yet one in three of them hide their cigarette use at work, which likely speaks to the stigma s
PR Newswire
added Jan 6, 2015 15:18
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[Australia] Your Future is Not Pretty: Why young women should give up smoking for good

Rachael Finch before her 'Your Future is Not Pretty' make-under.Rachael Finch signed on to the 'Your Future is Not Pretty' campaign, to see what she’d look like if she was a smoker. Source: Supplied
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2014 06:22
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Moving Against Heart Disease

found that the importance of the most common risk factors for heart disease ... varies with age. In women under age 30, for example, the greatest contributor to heart disease is smoking ... But for women in their 70s, being physically active would lower
New York Times Blogs
added May 12, 2014 22:37
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More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 5, 2013 07:31
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