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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.
Nov 3, 2016 Journal of Infectious Diseases
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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-
Jan 9, 2017 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:01
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.
Dec 6, 2016 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:53
Marijuana appears to hamper blood flow to the brain, which theoretically could affect your memory and ability to reason, a new study suggests.
Dec 30, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 30, 2016 16:24
[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.
Dec 23, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Dec 24, 2016 14:15
"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.
Dec 15, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23
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
Dec 5, 2016 Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
Dec 9, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016
States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Dec 8, 2016 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
Dec 7, 2016 New York Times
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