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[UK] Lifespan gap between men in the richest and poorest parts of Britain widens to 10 years

While people in poorer districts are heavier smokers than those in wealthy areas – more than a quarter of adults smoke in Blackpool but fewer than one in 10 in the districts of Chiltern or South Staffordshire – smoking rates cannot account for the wideni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:50
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[UK] June's secret recipe for a long life - laughs, lovers and chain-smoking!

when an unwary doctor suggested she might like to give up her Silk Cuts, he got a telling-off that he's unlikely to forget in a hurry. 'I smoked through five pregnancies!' she declared indignantly. Her stubborn belief in tobacco isn't exactly supported
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:19
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Association of Cigarette, Cigar, and Pipe Use With Mortality Risk in the US Population [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study provides further evidence that cigar, pipe, and cigarette use confers mortality risks, even among nondaily current cigarette users, with lower risks observed among former users than current users. These data underscore the importance of cessati
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Feb 21, 2018 14:21
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Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential, or C.H.I.P... The mutations are acquired, not inherited — most likely by bad luck or exposure to toxins like cigarette smoke. But there is little that patients can do.
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[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 Jan 25, 2018 22:50
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[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 Jan 25, 2018 22:50
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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06
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[UK] Why EVERY family should live with their granny: June, 74, smokes, argues, loves junk TV and tells her son's wife all about his old flames. But the Smiths say moving her in has brought untold joy

One thing the children do hate is Mum smoking — which she pays no attention to, even hiding her false teeth in her dressing gown pocket next to her ciggies, so they don’t dare reach in to chuck them out. (Once the dog ran off with the top set and we had
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:54
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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[UK] This Could Be Why Your Loved One Refuses To Try And Quit Smoking

Smokers are refusing to kick the habit because they believe the damaging health effects won’t hit until later in life, a new study suggests. The first-of-its-kind research surveyed 162 smokers and non-smokers on their understanding of the onset of nega
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 23, 2018 14:34
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