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[UK] Leonard Cohen vows to start smoking again to celebrate 80th birthday

"You see I want to start smoking next year when I'll be 80. It's been a long barren time. I think it's the right age to recommence. "I'd like to do it on stage and I'd like to be standing here like this, in front of sympathetic people like yourselves.
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:21

[Asia, Bahrain] UoB study finds a correlation between smoking and memory in the elderly

Manama: August 27 – (BNA)-- A University of Bahrain (UoB)'s scientific research study found a correlation between smoking and active working memory in the elderly which means that the greater the quantity of smoking is, the lesser will be the active wo
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Aug 27, 2013 21:45

Longtime Smokers Lose a Decade of Life

Large study of U.S. smokers found quitting by age 35 reduces effect most, but it's never too late
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:51

[Central America] Quitting smoking by age 40 erases most of the risk of an early death

Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills. While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life expectancy, those who quit between ag
Washington Post
added Jan 24, 2013 12:41

Russian Life Expectancy Hits Record High

Russians born in 2016 are expected to live 71.87 years on average... In 2015, the OECD attributed Russia's slow increase in life expectancy to “the impact of the economic transition in the 1990s and a rise in risk-increasing behavior among men,” such as
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 29, 2017 18:34

[Utah] John Wayne's cancers: Smoking or radiation?

a chain-smoker since high school... He appeared in many magazine ads and TV commercials for Camel cigarettes. In the mid-1950s, he was up to seven packs of unfiltered Camels a day...he starred in The Conqueror...filmed in the Utah desert.
The Villages (FL) News
added Jul 17, 2016 02:46

[Finland] This is your body on smoking: website

"Tobacco Body," created by the Cancer Society of Finland, takes a full-body look at what long-term smoking does to a variety of body parts and functions in both men and women.
New York Daily News
added Oct 18, 2013 07:26

[UK] Women smokers more likely to be killed by their habit TODAY than in the 1960s

* Women smokers today start their habit earlier and until recently smoked more cigarettes per day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 02:19

Lifetime Smoking History and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Cohort Study with 43 Years of Follow-Up [Free Full Text]

Among the smoking-associated case-specific mortality in our study, COPD had the highest risk. Our results for COPD is in line with the results of a previous study (11), in which authors used competing risks survival analysis to evaluate the associations
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Apr 11, 2016 17:52

Adult cigarette smoking reaches new low -- but stays stubbornly high among some groups

The CDC report underscores that the smoking habit has been hardest to extinguish among several categories of American adults -- most notably, the poor. Only 12.9% of adults who have private health insurance continue to smoke cigarettes, but 29.1% of thos
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 12, 2015 22:15
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