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[Canada] SIENIUC: Public health officers tackle hazy issue of e-cigarettes

In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16
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Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests. Middle-aged and older men were much less likely to have heart attacks over an average of 11 years if they drank moderately, didn't smoke and did ev
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 22:57
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ARCHIVE: It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2014 15:23
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AUDIO: Is it better to be a thin smoker or a fat ex-smoker?

In this podcast Becky Freeman, TC Assistant Editor, Web and New Media, talks to Prof Siahpush about his paper examining if it is indeed better to be a thin smoker or a fat ex-smoker.
BMJ Group blogs
added Sep 22, 2014 15:22
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[Canada] Obesity, Smoking, and Lack of Exercise Contribute to Avoidable Deaths in NL

Canadian Institute for Health Information which launched a pan-Canadian website yesterday outlining how each of the provinces stack up when it comes to various health indicators. Director of Health System Performance, Kira Leeb says this province has high
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:53
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[Sweden] Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, but found a connection only among smokers – w
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 18:34
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Depression, smoking, physical inactivity and season independently associated with midnight salivary cortisol in type 1 diabetes

high MSC was linked to smoking, physical inactivity, depression, season and older age. Thus a high cortisol value identified three major targets for treatment in type 1 diabetes.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:32
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[Sweden] Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 13, 2014 20:55
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Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have i
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 13, 2014 20:02
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Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved

Contrave is a combination of two already-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in extended-release form. The former is approved to treat alcohol or opioid dependence, while the latter is approved for depression, seasonal affective disorder and as a sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2014 09:32
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