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[Virginia] Cigarettes Started 2 Fires in Fairfax County That Displaced 100 Seniors, Burned Bank: Officials

Two major fires in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Wednesday were sparked by people who improperly discarded their cigarettes, officials say. The fire that sent seniors scrambling from their apartments in a senior living community in Centreville was spark
NBCWashington.com
added May 3, 2018 19:22
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Smoking linked to irregular heart rate

Smoking and alcohol consumption increase lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal
The Health Site (in)
added May 3, 2018 02:49
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The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years: Not smoking and a healthy diet are among the lifestyle steps suggested by experts

Researchers studied 34 years of data from women and 27 years of data from men involved in two large national US health surveys. Those who followed all five steps were 74 per cent less likely to die during this period than participants who didn’t stick to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:50
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[UK] WWII veteran who was evacuated from Dunkirk turns 100 - thanks to his daily 90-minute workout at the GYM

'I gave up smoking my pipe six months ago because I went to buy some tobacco from the shop but I lost it. 'I took it as a sign and quit after that - I feel better without it - after rowing I used to gasp for air but now I'm full of breath. 'I still enj
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:39
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Age Moderates Smokers’ Subjective Response to Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

As the FDA considers reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, understanding the potential impact of this policy on young people is of crucial importance. We found that young adults had significantly lower positive subject
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:19
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Age Discrimination Law Protects Applicants, Not Just Employees: US Appeals Court

Law.com
added Apr 27, 2018 00:42
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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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[Japan] Philip Morris's Next Challenge: Get Grandpa Stoked to Vape

iQos, is big in Japan, with a 16 percent share of the country’s tobacco market. But 40 percent of Japanese adult smokers are age 50 and older, and they’ve been more leisurely about changing habits. Sales growth slowed in the first quarter and company rev
Bloomberg News
added Apr 20, 2018 17:30
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The maker of Marlboros desperately wants older Japanese smokers to start vaping

According to the company’s most recent earnings report, the plan is not going swimmingly. Shipments of heated tobacco products—devices that release flavors and nicotine without combustion—have dragged since December. And shipments of cigarettes are down
Quartz
added Apr 20, 2018 17:29
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