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RICHARD M. VILLARREAL, Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., ET AL., Respondents: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit BRIEF IN OPPOSITION

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is modeled after Title VII, except that it substitutes age for the other protected categories. Like Title VII, the ADEA prohibits both disparate- treatment and disparate-impact forms of discrimination
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:33

Putin claims credit for healthier Russia as vodka intake falls

Life expectancy has risen to 73 years, up from just under 65 in 2003, a pace among the fastest in the world, Mr Putin said at his state of the nation speech... “Healthy people and healthy habits... Smoking and drinking have fallen sharply, following gover
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:16

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packs effective

Graphic health warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs have proven to be effective in informing smokers about the dangers of smoking since the GHW law was implemented two years ago, health advocacy groups said.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:49

[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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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

[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

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

[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20

Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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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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