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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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New Drug to Treat Obesity Gains Approval by F.D.A.

Contrave is a combination of two existing generic drugs in an extended-release formulation. One is naltrexone...The other is bupropion, which was approved under the name Wellbutrin to treat depression and under the name Zyban to help people quit smoking.
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 11:26
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JENSEN: Chain not selling tobacco products is hypocritical

if you stack up the health care costs that we all pay, the damage from obesity or alcohol-related issues will outdistance the smoking-related issues any day... I would strongly suspect that tobacco sales were an insignificant portion of the company's busi
Sikeston (MO) Standard Democrat
added Sep 6, 2014 10:52
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Statistical analysis finds correlation between high BMI, cigarette smoking in teens

A study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse finds both good and bad news: weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2014 14:06
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Are Heavy Teens More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes?

recent findings have also shown that overweight teens are more likely to smoke than their normal-weight counterparts. However, study results show that this information did not influence these teens' decision to use alcohol or marijuana.
ScienceWorldReport
added Aug 29, 2014 14:00
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