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[Georgia] Smoking causes fire that kills one at Tucker nursing home

A fire killed a woman in her room at a nursing home in Tucker early Tuesday. According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office, the deceased has been identified as Laura Barrett, 64. Barrett was a resident of the Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Lawre
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:05
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Women Who Quit Smoking May Gain Up to 10 Years of Life: Study

And the earlier they stopped smoking, the better the results
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:43
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[Japan, UK, Minnesota] The Research Agrees: Smoking Is Really Bad For You

Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke.
Forbes
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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[UK] Women who give up smoking before the age of 30 can cut 97 per cent of health risks, says study

Smoking is more dangerous than previously thought but the benefits of giving up are much greater than expected, according to a study of 1.3 million women
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 16:44
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Smoking takes 10 years off life expectancy in Japan, not 4 as previously thought, experts warn

Smoking reduces life expectancy by ten years in Japan, but much of the risk can be avoided by giving up smoking, a paper published on bmj.com today shows. . . . The Life Span Study (LSS) was initiated in 1950 to investigate the effects of radiation, tra
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:35
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[UK] How to prevent saggy breasts and keep that perky look - forever

Mr Laidlaw, who is also based at the Nuffield Hospital, Guildford, said: 'The effect on a woman's breasts is so marked that it is possible to see if she smokes just by looking at the condition of her breasts. Even giving up smoking after a number of year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 17:20
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[UK] Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking remained among the leading five risk factors for DALYs for 109 countries,..In GBD 2016, we are producing estimates for the following five new risks: smokeless tobacco, low birthweight and short gestation, low birthweight for gestation
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:16
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What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41
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Skilled body artist depicts the damage wreaked by smoking by turning herself into a human ASHTRAY (complete with lungs filled with cigarette butts)

Skilled body artist and cosmetics expert Mirjana Kika Milosevic, from Smederevo, Serbia, painted her head like an ashtray and her chest like a pair of lungs filled with cigarette butts... The spine-chilling video, which took around six hours to make, wo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 17:29
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Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13
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