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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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[UK] Internal 'clock' makes some people age faster and die younger – regardless of lifestyle

The findings could explain the seemingly random and unfair way that death is sometimes dealt out, and raise the intriguing future possibility of being able to extend the natural human lifespan.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 12:50
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What's most likely to kill you in each decade of your life? Fascinating graph reveals all...

Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer diseases – including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and lung cancer. The World Health Organisation estimates that tobacco use is responsible for the death of about 1
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2016 18:24
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1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking

Under the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs must cover at least... But even if people on Medicaid who smoke want to quit, states don't always help. State Medicaid programs may prevent them from getting anti-smoking drugs through policies such a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2016 02:28
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[North Carolina] Federal appeals court remands age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

A federal appellate court has revived by a 2-1 vote the complaint of a Georgia man who sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and two job-search groups for age discrimination in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. The lawsuit was brought in June 201
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 2, 2015 19:28
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds Job Seeker Can Claim Disparate Impact ($$)

Eleventh Circuit reinstated an age discrimination collective action against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc., ruling Monday that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims against the tobacco company. A Georgi
Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:17
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[UK] Smoking increases the risk of losing your sight, 'alarming' study finds

The research, led by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US, used healthy lifestyle scores based on diet, exercise patterns and smoking to assess a person's risk of suffering Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - the UK's leading
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 13:55
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[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36
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