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[UK] Chain-smoking takeaway addict shed 8 stone after doctors warned she would have a stroke at just 23

She smoked 20 cigarettes a day and got out of breath walking up stairs Doctors warned her blood pressure was so high she was at risk of a stroke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:28

Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs (PDF)

ACSH’s “Medical/Executive Director” is Dr. Gilbert Ross....“convicted of racketeering, mail fraud and conspiracy,”... Jayne Thompson’s firm boasts of its work on behalf of Altria, the parent company of tobacco firm Philip Morris USA: “to craft and manag
U.S. RIGHT TO KNOW [Gary Ruskin, executive director]
added Apr 24, 2015 10:54
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Gilbert Ross

Medical/Executive Director for the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)...That interview with ACSH made no mention of its funding from corporate sources that profit from the products and industries ACSH defends, however,[7] such as GMO crops, fra
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:43

Editorial: It is time to bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity: you cannot outrun a bad diet

The tobacco industry successfully stalled government intervention for 50 years starting from when the first links between smoking and lung cancer were published. This sabotage was achieved using a ‘corporate playbook’ of denial, doubt, confusing the publ
British Journal of Sports Medicine
added Apr 23, 2015 09:50
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[UK] Sugar is to blame for obesity epidemic - not couch potato habits

British Journal Of Sports Medicine, they said poor diet now generates more disease than physical inactivity, alcohol and smoking combined....accuses the food industry of promoting... in tactics described as “chillingly similar” to those of the tobacco ind
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:42

BITTMAN: What We’re Reading Now

More troubling is the fact that many of the scientists hired by food companies to test new products — a process that allows companies to avoid a rigorous government safety review — have ties to Big Tobacco.
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 22, 2015 12:28

How The Food Industry Relies On Scientists With Big Tobacco Ties

The food industry regularly turns to a small group of scientists — including several with ties to Big Tobacco — to determine whether additives it is adding to food products are safe. And these relationships often allow food companies to avoid a rigorous
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:19

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking

American women who believe smoking helps control weight are less likely than other female smokers to try quitting in response to higher cigarette prices and anti-smoking messages, a new study finds. "We found that concerns about weight are a significant
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 13, 2015 14:43

[New York] SCANLON: The health costs of smoking, obesity are staggering

Most tobacco researchers and health and wellness advocates consider tighter restrictions on smoking the hallmark of public health policy making of the last half century. Why should non-smokers care? The restrictions have saved millions of lives and cut
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 10, 2015 21:41

Women smokers concerned about weight are less likely to try to quit

Women who believe smoking helps them manage their weight are less likely to try quitting in response to anti-smoking policies than other female smokers in the U.S. The study, published online in the journal Tobacco Control, is the first to find that sm
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:58
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