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Why eating more hummus could help the world stop smoking

reported last year that farmers in Virginia, US, were starting to ditch their tobacco crops in favour of chickpeas - the main ingredient of the Middle Eastern dip. Tobacco is becoming an increasingly difficult crop to make sustainable, particularly in th
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:12

[Canada] Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Smoking and Obesity Rates

Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes... Ban the sale and supply of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19. Prohibit the use of e-
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:53

[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41

[Japan] Scared you'll gain weight if you quit smoking? Cigarettes are more deadly than carrying extra pounds, doctors say

Japanese researchers found people who quit smoking didn't face an increased risk of dying if they gained weight afterwards. People who quit smoking didn't face an increased risk of dying if they gained weight afterwards
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:58

[Japan] Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2014 12:02

[California] Study links air pollutants with childhood obesity rates

Long-term exposure to near-roadway pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke correlates to childhood obesity, according to a study released last week by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:40

More Than 100 National Organizations Demonstrate Strong Support for Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next Surgeon General

100 national organizations - including the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) - sent a letter to members of the Senate urging them to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general.
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 21:02

A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Body Mass Index and Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and Air Pollution: The Southern California Children’s Health Study

Our findings strengthen emerging evidence that exposure to tobacco smoke and NRP contribute to development of childhood obesity and suggest that combined exposures may have synergistic effects.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Nov 13, 2014 19:31

[California] Can air pollution make kids obese?

Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke and air pollution from nearby highways may be at higher risk for obesity, new research reports. The study is one of the first to look at the combined effects on body mass index of exposure to both near-roadway a
added Nov 13, 2014 19:30

Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke, Highway Air Pollution Are More Likely To Gain Weight

Researchers have begun linking secondhand smoke exposure to an increased chance of type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity.
Medical Daily
added Nov 12, 2014 18:26
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