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[UK] Lose weight and give up smoking or you can't have surgery, hospital tells patients

Morbidly obese patients will have to lose a certain amount of weight before they will be put forward for any non-urgent operations / Smokers will also have to quit for six weeks before being put on waiting list
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:23

Soda May Age You As Much As Smoking

The link between soda and telomere length Nobody would mistake sugary soda for a health food, but a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health just found that a daily soda habit can age your immune cells almost two years.
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2014 11:34
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[California] DENNEY: Measure D and Tobacco Tactics

Walker Merryman of the Tobacco Institute said it best in 1991 “It’s barely controlled chaos [at the local level]. We can’t be everywhere at once.” The Daily Planet’s editor hasn’t endorsed Measure D, sidetracked by the idea that sugary soda is only one
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Oct 18, 2014 08:09

Is it better to be a thin smoker or a fat ex-smoker?

In this podcast I talk to Prof Siahpush about his paper examining if it is indeed better to be a thin smoker or a fat ex-smoker.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:10

[Africa, Russia] EDITORIAL: The Ebola Twilight of Public Institutions / The WHO and CDC are failing in their core health mission

WHO has long been a growing irrelevance, as director-general Margaret Chan spent the week not in Monrovia but Moscow, pontificating at a WHO conference aimed at raising global tobacco taxes. More disquieting are the failures of the Centers for Disease Co
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 16, 2014 11:40

[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35

[Pakistan] Govt asked to end exploitation of tobacco growers

- On the evening of the World Food Day, which is being marked across the world on October 16, The Network for Consumer Protection joins with public health and workers’ rights groups globally in calling on the tobacco industry to end exploitation of tobacc
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 20:30

CVS almost pulled more than tobacco products off its shelves

Larry Merlo, said when CVS decided to quit selling cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco at all 7,600 stores in February, candy and soda were almost cut too.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Oct 14, 2014 12:33

[Canada] SIENIUC: Public health officers tackle hazy issue of e-cigarettes

In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests. Middle-aged and older men were much less likely to have heart attacks over an average of 11 years if they drank moderately, didn't smoke and did ev
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 22:57
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