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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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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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Impact of Cigarette Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Life Expectancy Among People With HIV: A US-Based Modeling Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

HIV-infected US smokers aged 40 years lose >6 years of life expectancy from smoking, possibly outweighing the loss from HIV infection itself. Smoking cessation should become a priority in HIV treatment programs.
Journal of Infectious Diseases
added Jan 13, 2017 22:05
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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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Smoking Habits and Body Weight Over the Adult Lifespan in Postmenopausal Women

These results suggest that excess weight gain associated with smoking cessation occurs soon after quitting and is modest relative to weight gain in never smokers over the adult lifespan.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:53
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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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Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level

The National Cancer Institute study found that people who consistently smoked an average of less than one cigarette per day over their lifetimes had a 64 percent higher risk of earlier death. Those who smoked one to 10 cigarettes a day had an 87 percent
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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