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[UK] Hull smokers losing twice as many years off lives compared to richer English cities

CITY smokers lost almost twice as many years of their lives compared to richer cities but more people are quitting despite the Government slashing £1.6m from the public health budget. City smokers aged 35 to 74 lost 7,708 potential years of their lives b
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:51
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[Minnesota] Eh?: Ecumen campus goes smoke-free

The Ecumen Lakeshore retirement community in Duluth implemented a new smoke-free campus policy on Monday for residents, medical rehabilitation patients, staff members and visitors. “It was time we put a policy like this into effect,” said Jena Evans, co
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Retirement home deemed smoke free environment

Seniors Citizens living at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth can now breathe in fresh air. The milestone is all thanks to a new smoke-free campus policy. 83-year-old Joanne Bryant doesn't look back after quitting smoking 25 years ago. " I was born practically w
KDLH NewsChannel 3 (Northland's News Center, Duluth, MN)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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Doctors say aspirin lowers heart attack risk for many adults

People in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease - including high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a history of smoking - may benefit from starting a daily aspirin regimen and staying on it for at least a decade
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 17:32
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Women outlive men but suffer long years of disability

It’s hard to say exactly why women may experience more years of disability, but some of this might be due to unequal progress in treating their health conditions or different shifts in gender lifestyle habits like smoking and exercise over time, said lea
Reuters
added Mar 19, 2016 18:22
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[UK] How ageing starts in the WOMB: Mothers-to-be who are overweight or smoke 'may cause babies to become old before their time' in later life

Cambridge University research suggests that the seeds of ageing are sown while we are still in the womb, with everything from our mother’s fruit and vegetable intake to whether she smokes affecting us for decades to come. In fact what our mother does bef
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:16
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[Louisiana] AARP throws support behind Smoke-free East Baton Rouge movement

representatives of AARP, as well as local musicians Kenny Neal and Michael Foster, announced their support for the effort, which seeks to ban smoking in bars and casinos. The joint announcement came just 90 minutes after Lydia Kuykendal, a leader of Smok
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01
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Even PASSIVE smoking may raise the risk of infertility by 20% and bring forward the menopause by 2 YEARS

People who are exposed to high levels of tobacco - either through smoking themselves or passively - can experience menopause one or two years earlier than those who have never smoked or been exposed to passive smoking. Current or former smokers were fou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:45
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Secondhand Smoke Tied to Infertility Risk

Women who were active smokers, or had high exposure to secondhand smoke, had a greater risk of infertility and a higher likelihood of experiencing natural menopause before age 50, according to a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2015 05:09
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Smoking, secondhand smoke tied to infertility and early menopause

Compared to women who never smoked and those exposed to the least secondhand smoke, women who smoked or were exposed to the most secondhand smoke were more likely to have problems getting pregnant and more likely to enter menopause before age 50, researc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2015 05:05
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