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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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LEE: Can Secondhand Smoke Lead To Weight Gain?

These studies add to an increasing body of evidence is showing that smoking is not just harmful to smokers but also to those around smokers. This is not surprising if you look at the chemicals that can be in secondhand smoke such as cyanide, ammonia, lea
Forbes
added Jan 29, 2016 20:25
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Second-hand smoke increases fatness, hinders cognition in children

"The take-home message is that for these children, smoke exposure was connected to two major adverse health outcomes, one above the neck and one below the neck," said Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Georgia Prevention Institute a
EurekAlert
added Jan 29, 2016 19:07
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Fat and stupid... the shocking fate awaiting children of smokers revealed

researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese boys and girls aged between seven and eleven and found it was associated with both bigger bellies and overall fat. Dr Davis added: "Every single one of our cognitive measures was poo
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 29, 2016 19:05
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[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04
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Second-hand smoke increases fatness, hinders cognition in children

Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese 7-11-year-old boys and girls... "We are talking about a recipe for an unhealthy child who becomes an unhealthy adult who cannot reach their full potential."
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 28, 2016 18:21
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When avocados were called 'alligator pear' and plain celery was a popular appetizer: New York Public Library's massive menu collection uncovers American favorites from last century

While smoking inside a restaurant is unheard of today, the Empire State Observatory was one of many menus listing cigarettes among the dessert and drinks.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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[UK] If you’re going to drink alcohol, make it part of a Mediterranean diet: It’s 'not the amount you drink but the manner in which you drink it that counts’

Some studies such as the Million Women Study (which really did involve well over a million women) found no increased risk of these cancers for women drinking up to two units a day, so long as they were non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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NHS chief to introduce sugar tax in hospitals to tackle UK obesity crisis

Bad diet has recently overtaken smoking as the biggest single cause of the 40% of lifestyle-linked avoidable illness the service treats. He added: “Smoking still kills 80,000-plus people a year, smoking is still a huge problem. But it turns out that diet
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 19, 2016 14:49
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Weight loss, quitting smoking and giving up alcohol may be aided by hormones from our guts

Scientists are investigating whether an infusion of gut hormones could help people to stop over-eating, quit smoking, or give up alcohol. The team at Imperial College London are seeking volunteers to take part in their study, in which they are giving pa
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 18, 2016 15:15
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