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Secret sugar industry documents could fuel wave of lawsuits

Stanton Glantz, a key researcher behind the secret tobacco industry documents that fueled litigation in the 1990s, recently obtained Sugar Research Foundation documents that allegedly include communication among sugar industry executives.
Legal NewsLine
added Dec 2, 2016 23:27
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face up to a 12-month delay for routine operations under new plans

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced...'Smokers and obese patients that need routine surgery, but do not wish to access the support services or fail t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:43
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[UK] Surgeons attack plans to delay treatment to obese patients and smokers

Surgeons have criticised Theresa May after she became the first prime minister to back an NHS organisation’s plans to ration treatment to patients who smoke or are significantly overweight. The Royal College of Surgeons said Downing Street was endorsing
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:20
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[UK] NHS patients told to lose weight and quit smoking or face operation delays

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a “blanket” ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a “case-by-case b
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:19
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face op delay, patients to be told

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a "blanket" ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a "case-by-case b
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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[UK] Poor diets, drinking and smoking cause mouth cancer rates to soar by two thirds over the past 20 years

Some 11,400 people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK each year – including cancer of the lips, tongue, mouth, tonsils and the middle part of the throat. The disease kills 2,300. Nine out of every ten cases are linked to unhealthy lifestyles. Mou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:40
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[Asia, China] Passive smoking, prepregnancy obesity increase gestational diabetes risk

Pregnant women exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk for developing gestational diabetes vs. women not exposed to passive smoking, and the effects amplify any risk associated with prepregnancy obesity, according to a large Chinese study.
Healio.com
added Nov 23, 2016 00:20
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking in pregnancy linked to childhood obesity [FREE FULL TEXT]

The finding has renewed calls for greater efforts to wean mothers off cigarettes once they become pregnant amid concern that rates in Scotland are among the worst in the world. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that of 2,278 mothers, about
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:44
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Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes

The effect of random assignment to investigational cigarettes with reduced nicotine on weight gain was likely obscured by non-compliance with study product. Men and women who were compliant in the lowest nicotine content cigarette conditions gained 1.2 kg
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2016 15:00
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Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes

Men and women who were compliant in the lowest nicotine content cigarette conditions gained 1.2 kg over 6 weeks, indicating weight gain is a likely consequence of reduced exposure to nicotine.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2016 14:11
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