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60 cigarettes & glass of wine a day: Norway’s oldest man, 107, shares his secrets for long life

I was a big smoker until I reached my forties, but I still have to have a glass of wine every day
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:09
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Italy's Oldest Humans Drink and Smoke a Lot But Will Probably Outlive You

The Cilento region of southern Italy is home to a unique group of people... They spend their days outdoors, eating fish, smoking cigarettes, and drinking wine. A good many of them are overweight. Despite lifestyles that might seem unhealthy on the surfac
Inverse
added Dec 15, 2017 03:06
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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

“This research indicates the promise of combining cotinine- and breath carbon monoxide-based, abstinence-contingent incentives to assist low-income Medicaid beneficiaries with mental illness in quitting smoking,” the study authors concluded.
Psychiatry Advisor
added Dec 14, 2017 17:01
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Some Older Smokers Turn to Vaping. That May Not Be a Bad Idea.

Might switching to vaping improve their health, even if they never become completely nicotine-free? “Vaping is clearly less harmful than regular cigarettes,” said Dr. Steven Schroeder, who directs the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the Universit
New York Times
added Dec 9, 2017 00:28
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Former Gallaher factory worker wins case over 'ageist' payout

A man excluded from an enhanced severance package when the Gallaher tobacco factory in Ballymena closed was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow (66) worked for Gallaher Limited, once a major employer in north Antrim
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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[Norway] Association of occasional smoking with total mortality in the population-based Tromsø study, 2001–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Occasional smoking is not a safe smoking alternative. There is a need for information to the general public and health workers about the health hazards of occasional smoking. More work should be done to motivate this often well-educated group to quit smok
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:40
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[Tennessee] Vanderbilt researchers test nicotine patches to treat early memory loss

Researchers are trying to treat early stage memory loss with nicotine patches to prevent those diagnosed from moving into full-blown Alzheimer's. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is collaborating with the University of Southern California on a two-
The Tennessean
added Nov 30, 2017 06:33
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