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[UK-Wales] Patients could be forced to lose weight or stop smoking before they are eligible for routine operations in Wales

As part of the Welsh Government’s new National Orthopaedic Implementation Plan, all patients who smoke – or have a body mass index of 35 or more – will be urged to undergo smoking cessation support and weight reduction management before surgery.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:06

[Ireland] No longer smoking, but Irish are overweight ($$)

Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:39

[Washington] Spokane Regional Health District urges companies to ban smoking, hire non-smokers

When Paige McGowan of the Spokane Regional Health District started encouraging companies to establish tobacco-free campuses or policies that prohibit hiring smokers, she was surprised to discover that some already had long-standing policies. “People who
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 5, 2015 20:34

[UK] Hungry father is disgusted to find cigarette butt in his Lidl canned sardines

He was tucking into sardines on toast when he noticed something strange Mr Mason said he tasted unusual tobacco flavour before seeing the object Lidl says it's investigating and sent it away for tests to establish what it is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:35

Diane Stafford: Employers are wary of hiring smokers and obese people

Whatever the root causes, obesity and smoking indisputably contribute to disease and add billions of dollars of health care costs nationally — and make it harder to get hired. A recent column focused on many employers’ reluctance to hire persons with di
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 25, 2015 14:11

The European health report 2015: Targets and beyond – reaching new frontiers in evidence (PDF)

Absolute differences between countries remain unacceptably large, especially for indicators linked to social determinants of health, and the European Region still has the highest rates of alcohol consumption and tobacco smoking in the world.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:23

Doctor Oz Show Questions Dangers of Caffeine E-Cigarrettes

a show about Energy where Oz will be giving his analysis on the latest craze of Caffeine E-Cigarettes and how they effect the body. E-Cigarettes have been touted as a safer way to give smokers what their body craves without the dangers to them or people i
Nerdles - News for Nerds
added Sep 23, 2015 15:36

UK women's life expectancy 'second worst' in Western Europe

The report warns that NCDs are now the biggest threats to future health in Europe. The good news is, while there is no room for complacency, UK rates of tobacco smoking are below the European average and continue to fall.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:16

Risk of T2D High for Smokers, Decreases With Quitting

Active and passive smoking are associated with a significantly higher risk of incident type 2 diabetes, but the risk for those who quit smoking decreases over time, according to a large meta-analysis.
MedPage Today
added Sep 23, 2015 12:28

WHO: Europeans 'alarmingly' obese

Russia, Georgia, and Greece have the highest percentage of male smokers (over 50 percent of adults), while female smokers can mostly be found in Croatia, Bulgaria, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Greece (over 30 percent).
added Sep 23, 2015 11:52
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