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[China] Pollution Leads to Greater Risk of Dementia Among Older Women, Study Says

“Although the link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease is a new scientific frontier, we now have evidence that air pollution, like tobacco, is dangerous to the aging brain,” he added. Women with the genetic variant APOE4, which increases the r
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2017 15:31
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Nicotine may prevent your brain from aging

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, nicotine helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Can nicotine, that addictive chemical found in tobacco and e-cigarettes,
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 3, 2017 21:33
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Nicotine may help prevent your brain from aging and hold off Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, nicotine helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 3, 2017 02:00
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Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity

Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 31, 2017 17:15
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[UK] Cost of smoking to social care

The research shows that smoking not only contributes to the social care bill but also has a significant impact on the well-being of smokers who need care on average four years earlier than non-smokers. Costs are also estimated for each local authority ba
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:07
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[UK] Revealed: How smoking by Hartlepool's over 50s caused a £3.5million social care bill

The total bill as a result of smoking from this age group upwards during 2015/16 came to a massive £3,470,097, according to Action on Smoking and Health (ASH). Denham Thomas with wife Debbie This figure include £1,894,229 spent by Hartlepool Borough Counc
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:17
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[UK] Revealed: The £4.5million cost of smoking caused by South Tyneside's over 50s

South Tyneside is counting the cost of smoking as new figures reveal smokers over 50 put an almost £4.5million strain on social care. The total bill as a result of smoking from this age group upwards during 2015/16 came to a massive £4,446,061, according
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:17
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America's oldest veteran, who famously drinks whiskey and smokes cigars everyday, is asking for your help

Overton gained notoriety back in 2013 after he told a reporter about his key to staying active and remaining in good health: Whiskey and cigars. "He drives and walks without a cane. During a television interview in March, he told a reporter that he doesn
Business Insider
added Jan 31, 2017 19:40
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Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02
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[UK-Scotland] DEATH THREAT GPs telling smokers how soon they will die ‘makes them three times more likely to quit’

In a study, smokers were sent personalised letters spelling out life expectancy based on their own medical records. The predicted lifespan was compared with healthy non-smokers the same age. But would-be quitters were also told how many years they coul
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:47
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