Headlines Tagged with Aging/Elderly — 2,399 headlines found
High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
May 10, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41
Health risk factors appear to play the largest role in a county's life expectancy, with 74 percent of the difference explained by things like physical activity, diabetes, blood pressure, smoking and obesity, Mokdad said.
May 8, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2017 13:48
A county-by-county survey of U.S. life expectancy reports a 20-year gap between the lows and the highs – a gap that correlates with socioeconomic factors, race and ethnicity...as well as preventable risk factors such as obesity and smoking.
May 8, 2017 Yahoo!
added May 8, 2017 20:49
People with better heart health during young adulthood and middle age end up living longer and spending fewer years later in life with any kind of chronic disease... “The message here is crystal clear...Eat smart, move more, don’t smoke, and maintain an
May 5, 2017 Reuters
added May 8, 2017 14:40
The bill eliminates the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which has supported critical initiatives to reduce tobacco use and prevent leading killers such as cancer and heart disease. It would also result in millions of Americans losing their health care
May 4, 2017 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2017 01:44
Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends / Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life
only about 6 percent were in optimal cardiovascular health: That meant they had healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and were normal-weight, nonsmokers and free of diabetes. In contrast, over three-quarters of the study group had at least one m
May 1, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 1, 2017 22:22
[UK] Bedbound great-grandmother, 74, died in a fireball after a dropped cigarette started a blaze that intensified because of the paraffin cream she used to treat arthritis
Apr 30, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 17:02
If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Apr 21, 2017 Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
A smile formed on his well-lined, unshaven face as he hummed the theme for the Lucky Strike commercials on the radio when he was around 42. Lucky Strikes came with his Army rations in Europe, but he never smoked them. Cigars are something else. He doesn’
Apr 20, 2017 San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49
The Supreme Court could soon provide clarity on the question. The justices are considering whether to take up a similar class action brought against RJ Reynolds Tobacco, which was sued by a 49-year-old man rejected for a sales position. A three-judge pa
Apr 18, 2017 The Australian (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25