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[Tennessee] Vanderbilt researchers test nicotine patches to treat early memory loss

Researchers are trying to treat early stage memory loss with nicotine patches to prevent those diagnosed from moving into full-blown Alzheimer's. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is collaborating with the University of Southern California on a two-
The Tennessean
added Nov 30, 2017 06:33
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: 90-year-old resident concerned about second-hand smoke in housing complex

The family of Mary Fitch says the Blair Housing Authority isn't enforcing their no smoking policy in units at Parkview Manor. "It was fine until a chain smoker moved in the back of there. Wow. I was wheezing. I got asthma" said 90-year-old Mary Fitch.
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 29, 2017 02:37
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

Among the recommendations, the Commission suggested increasing the primary care system to... stop people smoking. It cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on nationa
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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[New York] LETTER: Glad e-cigarette dangers were shared (letter to the editor)

I appreciated reading in the Nov. 22 Advance about Senator Schumer's commentary regarding the dangers in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. I personally experienced the side effects not long ago while sitting in a public space (where smoking is not
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 25, 2017 01:47
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Higher Cigarette Pricing Encourages Older Smokers to Quit

results suggest that a higher tax on cigarettes would increase their price, reduce smoking rates in older adults, and consequently decrease the risk of smoking-related cancers and other diseases in this high-risk group. Previous studies have consistently
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Nov 22, 2017 02:33
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[Denmark] Heavy drinking and smoking DOES make you look visibly older far sooner, groundbreaking study of 11,500 people over 40 years finds

The Danish researchers chose four signs of aging – earlobe creases, grey rings or arcs around the corneas, yellow-orange skin tags and male pattern baldness – that have been linked to increased risks of heart disease and even death.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a greater increase in low-income adults who quit smoking than did states that did not expand Medicaid, a new study found. Under the health care act, states that expanded Medicaid had to offe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06
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[Denmark] Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

The research tracked more than 11,500 Danish adults, aged 21 to 93, for an average of nearly 12 years. Women consumed, on average, 2.6 alcoholic drinks a week, and men consumed 11.4 drinks a week. Smokers included 57 percent of the women and 67 percent o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2017 20:18
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[Denmark, UK] Heavy drinking and smoking linked to visible signs of ageing

research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health...They base their findings on information from more than 11,500 adults, whose heart health and visible ageing signs were tracked for an average of 11.5 years as part of the Copen
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:53
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Medicaid helps people stop smoking

The research — from NORC's J. Wyatt Koma, Pitt's Marian Jarlenski, and others, to be published in Medical Care this month — shows a demonstrable increase in people who receive Medicaid quitting smoking.
Vox Media
added Nov 15, 2017 03:21
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