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[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
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[UK] Effectiveness of personalised risk information and taster sessions to increase the uptake of smoking cessation services (Start2quit): a randomised controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Delivery of personalised risk information alongside an invitation to an introductory session more than doubled the odds of attending the SSS compared with a standard generic invitation to contact the service. This result suggests that a more proactive ap
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:48
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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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[Japan] Smoking at the time of diagnosis and mortality in cancer patients: What benefit does the quitter gain?

Because recent quitters may be similar to patients who stop smoking shortly after cancer diagnosis in terms of smoking duration, the latter may be able to decrease their risk of death, suggesting that smoking cessation could be part of cancer care.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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[Asia, Taiwan] Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01
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Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study

Marijuana appears to hamper blood flow to the brain, which theoretically could affect your memory and ability to reason, a new study suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 30, 2016 16:24
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[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 24, 2016 14:15
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Fewer Americans Under 70 Have Hearing Loss, Study Finds

"It's also possible that declining smoking rates have helped," Hoffman said. Studies have found that smokers have higher risks of hearing loss than nonsmokers do.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
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