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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24

Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06

Risk of weight gain deters some smokers from seeking treatment to quit

Smokers may avoid treatment to quit smoking if they previously gained weight while trying to quit, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 14, 2014 09:28

Extreme obesity cuts lifespan more than smoking: study

a study reported on Tuesday quantifies the toll: The most extreme cases cut a person's lifespan more than cigarettes. The analysis, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, is the largest-ever study of the effect of extreme obesity on mortality. It found
added Jul 9, 2014 11:27

[Belgium] One in ten pregnant women carry on smoking

According to figures released by the Study Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (SPE), 10 percent of expectant mothers carry on smoking during their pregnancy....Brussels Free University professor and gynaecologist Hendrik Cammu told journalists that "This m (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05

How long days of summer may damage your sperm - but 'booze and smoking are NOT harmful'

World's largest study on the effects of lifestyle on sperm has been published Researchers found link between sperm quality and the time of year / found factors including alcohol, smoking and obesity had no effect
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2014 05:38

William Shatner Tackles Two of the Biggest Health Issues in America Smoking & Obesity

Becoming one of the most talked-about products on the market Slimple not only boosts energy levels but can help you stop smoking and lose weight. Unlike other appetite suppressants Slimple is rich in nutrition and literally replaces the vitamins and miner
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jun 5, 2014 10:54

[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

history of tobacco packaging does show that there is a precedent for brands being 'salami sliced' whereby ever increasing health warnings squeeze the space available for branding until the point where the branding is removed altogether. Given the importa
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 4, 2014 08:16

[Ireland] Smokers cut back on food to buy cigarettes

ONE in 10 smokers has admitted cutting back on food in order to have the money for cigarettes, according to a new survey.
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 30, 2014 04:56

[Europe, Ireland] Smokers are cutting back on food to fund their craving

The disastrous smoking habits of the Irish have been highlighted in two new studies — we are far more prone than other Europeans to continue smoking after suffering a stroke and one in 10 of us cut back on food to fund our craving. A study by the Health
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 30, 2014 04:55
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