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[UK] Liz Dawn Coronation Street's Vera Duckworth exclusive interview on her failing health / Coronation Street Liz Dawn: My only plan is to make sure I'm alive this time next year

But the reality is life has changed for the actress since she bowed out of playing the legendary Vera Duckworth in the ITV1 soap five years ago. She was forced to quit in 2008 after emphysema, brought on by a lifetime of smoking, made it impossible for
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 30, 2013 13:43

[Central America] Quitting smoking by age 40 erases most of the risk of an early death

Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills. While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life expectancy, those who quit between ag
Washington Post
added Jan 24, 2013 12:41

50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48

[UK] Women smokers more likely to be killed by their habit TODAY than in the 1960s

* Women smokers today start their habit earlier and until recently smoked more cigarettes per day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2013 02:19

Women's Smoking Deaths at All-Time High in U.S.

Starting earlier, smoking more account for increase, expert says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:52

[UK-Scotland] Smokers offered lung ageing tests to help quit

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 18, 2013 04:38

[Pakistan] Secondhand smoke ups asthma risk

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
The News (pk)
added Jan 20, 2013 10:11

[Indonesia] The Union grants $4500 for tobacco control in Palembang

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) provides US$4,500 in grants for tobacco control to the Palembang administration. The grant will be delivered in two stages. “Palembang is the champion for tobacco control program. They
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 19, 2013 17:59

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health: Individual Behaviors

Figure 5-2 shows that the United States now has the lowest adult smoking rates of all peer countries but Sweden and one of the lowest among OECD countries. In many countries, the mass adoption of smoking occurred earlier among males than among 1 
National Academies Press
added Jan 10, 2013 08:47

[USA] For Americans Under 50, Stark Findings on Health

The United States had the second-highest death rate from the most common form of heart disease, the kind that causes heart attacks, and the second-highest death rate from lung disease, a legacy of high smoking rates in past decades.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2013 08:31
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