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Here's How Many Bugs, Rat Hairs and Cigarette Butts the FDA Allows in Your Food

Cigarette Butts in Your Pepper Your favorite spice can contain traces of foreign matter, which the FDA casually defines as “sticks, stones, burlap bagging, cigarette butts, etc.”
Yahoo! Health
added Nov 24, 2015 21:16

Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Dying

significantly reduced deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, neurological diseases and suicide...The association was not apparent in smokers, probably because death from smoking-related causes overwhelms the positive effect of coffee drinking.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 18, 2015 15:12

[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11

[UK] A little tobacco in your chai? Leaf finds its way on to menus around the world

The plant has received pride of place in food ranging from onions to chocolate bars, and a chef says it’s nothing to panic about: ‘It’s just a leaf. It’s not like we’re cooking with meth.’ Still, too much of it can be toxic
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 16:26

[UK] JOWIT: Cuts to public health funding will cost the NHS dear

this year’s cuts are likely to fall disproportionately on weight-management, smoking cessation and sexual health....Helping a smoker to quit reduces the rates of cancers and heart disease...So cutting public health budgets could be costly.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:31

[UK] Animal rights charity PETA sparks outrage with controversial new billboard campaign about cancer-causing meats that features a child smoking

It urges people to 'Go Vegan!' and reads: 'You Wouldn't Let Your Child Smoke. Like Smoking, Eating Bacon, Sausages and Other Processed Meats Is Linked to Cancer' [sic].
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 12:06

smoking cancer risk swamps bacon/meat risk

As we learn more about other cancer risks, we need to make sure a broad public knows that smoking causes almost 500,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone, and remains our number one target for reducing preventable death and disease
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:46

The transcriptional landscape of age in human peripheral blood [FREE FULL TEXT]

After meta-analysis of discovery and replication stages, the expression levels of 897 genes were negatively associated and 600 genes were positively correlated with chronological age. The top 50 most significantly associated genes are presented in Table 1
added Oct 27, 2015 09:07

Ageing gene linked to ‘smoking, diet and exercise’

The largest study of its kind examined expression of genes in blood samples from 15,000 people across the world. They found 1,497 genes that are linked to ageing and also uncovered a link between these genes and factors such as diet, smoking and exercis
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 09:05

[UK] GAGE: Meat and tobacco: the difference between risk and strength of evidence

This means that if you eat a lot of red or processed meats you are increasing your risk of cancer. But to compare it to something as lethal as smoking is confusing and dangerous.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 09:04
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