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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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[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
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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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ARCHIVE: The Health Consequences of Retirement

effect on health is beneficial and significant. Investigation into behavioral data, such as smoking and exercise, suggests that retirement may affect health through such channels. With additional leisure time, many retirees practice healthier habits.
Journal of Human Resources
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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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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[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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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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