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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:54
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
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First Dementia Prevalence Data In Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual Older Adults

The Institute of Medicine identified the following pressing health issues for LGBT people: lower rates of accessing care (up to 30%); increased rates of depression; higher rates of obesity in the lesbian population; higher rates of alcohol and tobacco use
PR Newswire
added Jul 23, 2018 05:35
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So THIS is how she turns back time! Cher, 72, insists the secret to ageless looks is NEVER drinking, smoking, or doing drugs - and always following a healthy diet

'I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't do drugs — I never have,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:00
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs [productivity-adjusted life years], which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 00:53
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Quitting Smoking? Even a Little Exercise Can Help You Stay Slim

But a new study involving older women might help change that: It found that for those who quit, even a bit of exercise helped keep the pounds at bay. "Being active after quitting smoking was found to reduce weight gain, regardless of the amount of physic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2018 19:01
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Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women

Our data demonstrate that even a modest increase in PA (equivalent to current recommendations) can attenuate weight gain after quitting smoking among postmenopausal women, especially in combination with improved diet.
Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society
added Aug 2, 2018 14:53
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[Georgia] Three employees at senior living home are arrested for filming elderly woman after she had a stroke on Snapchat and calling it 'The End' while using profanities and smoking vape pens

Three young employees at a senior living home have been charged after they captured an elderly woman on Snapchat after she suffered a stroke while using profanities and smoking vape pens, authorities said. Jorden Lanah Bruce, 21, Mya Janai Moss, 21, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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