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[UK] PICKLES: Smokers and heavy drinkers should pay for treatment of 'self-inflicted' illnesses rather than expect NHS to foot the bill

More than half said the NHS should not fund treatment if the illness was a consequence of smoking and patients should be forced to pay for it themselves. The report questioned 4,000 UK adults about the cost of common procedures in the UK and whether it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:56
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One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say...A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women and several other cancers in male smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2015 13:33
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[New Zealand] Carrick Graham: Without Apologies

MP Katherine Rich. Dirty Politics claimed a series of emails showed numerous attacks on public health scientists initiated by Rich as CEO of the Food and Grocery Council, the trade body for tobacco...These hits were...turned into toxic words by Graham and
Metro Magazine (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:26
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Ukip Euro-MP attacks 'fanatics' behind call for smoking ban in pub gardens

Ukip's Euro MP for the East of England, Tim Aker, has lashed out at calls to ban smoking in pub beer gardens. He said: "These fanatics won't lay off smokers nor do they realise how much damage these planswill to do the pub and club trade. People have it
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:04
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[UK] Key to stop cravings for cigarettes, food, sex and drugs is playing Tetris says scientists

Psychologists asked dozens of students to report whenever they felt a craving and how strong the feeling was - before reporting back again in 15 minutes time. Half the participants were given an iPod to play the block-shifting game Tetris between report
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Aug 13, 2015 13:02
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[Minnesota] State: Warned often, Woodbury senior center client started fire with cigarette and died

A Woodbury assisted-living resident with a penchant for getting drunk and smoking in his room started the fire in March that fatally set his bed ablaze and injured two other clients, according to state investigators, who are citing the facility’s operato
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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[Greece] Electronic Cigarettes, Use Not Associated with Frequent Alcohol Consumption in Teens

The authors found that within their cohort, 36.9% of students reported lifetime smoking of conventional cigarettes, while a smaller fraction, just 16.6% reported lifetime use of e-cigarettes. Of those students that had tried e-cigarettes, the behavior ap
Sciencescape
added Aug 7, 2015 10:34
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Alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity may help predict Alzheimer

A new study suggests that alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes are associated with smaller regional brain volumes that may be early indicators of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
ANI (in)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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[Australia] Will diseased livers soon be plastered on beer bottles? Lawyer claims fast food and alcohol will be next to feature graphic cigarette packet-style health warnings

Benjamin Rubinstein, a senior partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, said changes to tobacco labelling often preceded changes to packaging on other products, Fairfax reported. Mr Rubinstein said health warnings on alcohol and junk food could be int
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:25
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[UK] Drinking and smoking 'raises dementia risk': Unhealthy habits reduce grey matter in areas of the brain linked to memory

Their results, published today in the journal Radiology, found that risk factors of alcohol use and diabetes were associated with smaller total brain volume, while smoking and obesity were linked with reduced volumes of the posterior cingulate cortex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:03
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