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[UK] Chain-smoking Coronation Street legend Julie Goodyear 'once turned down I'm A Celeb because she couldn't light up' on 23-hour flight to Australia

She gained the nickname 'The Chimney Pot' during her stint on Celebrity Big Brother in 2012 due to her smoking 100 cigarettes a day. And now former Corrie legend Julie Goodyear's lifelong habit seems to have stopped her from appearing on I'm A Celebrity
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:38
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco workers ‘furious’ over JTI’s plan to close DB scheme

Tobacco workers at Gallaher’s are “furious” over its parent company’s plans to close its final salary defined benefit scheme to future accrual. According to union Unite, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) plans to close the UK scheme on 31 December 2017
Pensions Age Magazine (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 12:18
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Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:46
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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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[UK] Pensioner died during Lockleaze house fire started by cigarette in bedroom

The 87-year-old, who lived alone at the address, was a heavy smoker and is believed to have started the fire by dropping a lit cigarette while in his room.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:03
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Dogs Who Live with Smokers May Suffer from Premature Aging

A recent study suggests that these dogs are at risk of premature aging and inflammation, which may well shorten their life span. Although there is extensive research on the effects of second-hand tobacco smoke in human beings, there has not been a lot of
Psychology Today
added Sep 20, 2017 23:51
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[UK] One Million Brits Blighted By Avoidable Sight Loss

Research published in the British Medical Journal reveals as many as one in five cases of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the UK’s leading cause of blindness, are caused by tobacco consumption. Making smoking directly responsible for around 120,0
The Voice (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:13
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HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs

HIV patients who take their medication but also smoke are about 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS-related causes, a new study estimates. Lifesaving antiretroviral drugs have improved life expectancy to the point that patients no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:34
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Life, death, and disability in 2016

There should be a global forum where these results and their policy implications are discussed. We propose that WHO, the World Bank, and other technical and multilateral agencies join together annually to discuss the GBD findings, and how they should infl
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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