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Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

eat healthy, exercise regularly, keep a trim waistline and stay away from smoking can look forward to more disability-free years... "There is great concern in society that a longer life will be a great burden...also a better life in those with healthy lif
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 23:58
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[UK] This is how much MORE smokers are paying in life insurance - and it may surprise you

Research from Gocompare shows a 30-year-old who doesn’t smoke would pay life insurance premiums of £8.44 per month - £2,532 over a 25 year life insurance term. A smoker would pay £14.63, a hefty £4,389 over the term.
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:02
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[California] Election 2016 FAQ: Proposition 56, Tobacco Tax Increase

The Basics In 2012, a state proposition to raise the California tobacco tax rate failed by one-half of 1 percent of the vote. Now, health advocates are trying again with Proposition 56.
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:51

Is It O.K. to Find Sexual Satisfaction Outside Your Marriage? The Ethicist

I am concerned that he has placed the whole family at risk in the event that he develops a tobacco-­related illness after having become insured at nonsmoker rates.... If it came out that your son-in-law deceived his insurance company, you might raise the
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2016 16:21

PROP 56: Should California raise the tobacco tax by $2?

Should California make addicts pay, in order to prevent others from falling victim to this addiction? That's the difficult question at the heart of Proposition 56.
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:18

[California] New Independent Public Health Study Shows Prop 56 Will Save Lives

According to the study, the tax would lead to 83,000 fewer LA County smokers on average each year among adults 25 years and older. It would also mean 50,000 fewer adolescents and young adults (24 years and younger) will start smoking in LA County alone.
Yes on
added Oct 5, 2016 01:47

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55

CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22

[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06

Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs....While these interventions were not as effective as tobacco tax increases (using the same model), these and other strategies could be combine
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2016 16:30
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