Headlines Tagged with Food/Diet/Obesity — 1,528 headlines found
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.
Aug 29, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Aug 29, 2014 14:06
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.
Aug 29, 2014 ScienceWorldReport
added Aug 29, 2014 14:00
direct and indirect costs linked to heart disease will hit £97bn across France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden and the UK, says CEBR. Only Germany is expected to beat the UK in heart disease related costs in the future. CEBR says Germany's total bill will
Aug 27, 2014 IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:51
VitaCigs are disposable, flavored e-cigs infused with vitamins. They're also nicotine-free, which on its own makes them at least a bit healthier than most e-cigarettes on the market, which are already a bit healthier than analog tobacco cigs. But nutriti
Aug 13, 2014 Vice.com
added Aug 22, 2014 12:50
OVER reliance on tobacco farming in Migori county might create food shortage, a local NGO has said ... tobacco cultivation is to blame for widespread school dropout rates and child labour...more farmers will take up tobacco farming because of the current
Aug 22, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 22, 2014 09:29
using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Aug 21, 2014 Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00
found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
Aug 19, 2014 ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
Aug 7, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11
Conclusion: Results indicate that daily waterpipe users, compared to never-users, have higher BMI, translating into 6 extra kilograms of weight on average, and are 3 times as likely to be obese.
Aug 5, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 5, 2014 12:19
A new Austrian study has claimed that contrary to popular belief, smoking does not have the slimming effect people believe it has, but may actually contribute toward putting on weight, a medial journal said on Monday.
Aug 5, 2014 China Daily (cn)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:21