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EPSTEIN: Why Our Champions Are Getting Older

Ervin won gold in the 50-meter freestyle as a 19-year-old. Three years later... He moved to Brooklyn, became a musician and started smoking...Ervin started swimming again to help kick the cigarettes...In Rio, Ervin won gold, again.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 15:24
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Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes might boost the odds of dementia almost as much as carrying the gene that raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease, the researchers reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:47
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[UK] Surprising Study Shows The Majority of E Cigarette Users Are Over 40

SmokShop.com are one of the largest retailers of electronic cigarettes in the UK and recently carried out a survey to determine what the average 'vaper' looks like. A number of questions were asked and the results were surprising.
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2017 16:01
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Texas A&M researchers: Nicotine could protect aging brain

found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have something to do with its power to suppre
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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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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