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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57

[UK] Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking in moderation could add up to 12 YEARS to your life

While women who follow a healthy lifestyle can expect to have an extra dozen years, men can extend their life by 11, a study found....Never smoking and not being obese gives you an extra four-to-five disability-free years, the study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:05

[UK] Bedbound great-grandmother, 74, died in a fireball after a dropped cigarette started a blaze that intensified because of the paraffin cream she used to treat arthritis

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 17:02

[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast home's smoking rules not enforced when fire that killed gran started, inquest told

A care home's smoking rules were not being properly enforced when a fire broke out in the bedroom of an 81-year-old grandmother with dementia, an inquest was told yesterday. Kathleen Fegan died in hospital on April 11, 2012, after the fire at the Owe
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:42

Beauty Tip: Secondhand smoke's assault on skin

"Together these substances speed up the break down of Vitamin A affecting collagen production and the skin’s ability to regenerate. Thus, the aging process accelerates,” states
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Mar 4, 2017 15:28

[UK] Possible smoking ban planned at Windsor's new retirement village

Potential tenants may have to choose between living there and continuing to enjoy their daily puff. The mammoth Castle View development for older people will dominate the main exit roundabout from Windsor to Dedworth and should be ready for occupation b
Windsor Observer (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:44

Eleventh Circuit: ADEA Does Not Permit Job Applicants To Bring Disparate Impact Claims

In an en banc decision issued October 5, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that job applicants cannot bring disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). (Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., October
National Law Review
added Nov 7, 2016 18:22

[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

[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

[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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