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[Pennsylvania] Smoking themselves skinny: More women are smoking now than ever before

Dr. Elizabeth Azubike works at WellSpan's Lung, Sleep and Critical Care office in York Township and said there is a misconception that fewer women are smoking because they know it's bad for their health. In reality, Azubike said, an increasing number of
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jul 14, 2013 11:50
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[Finland] Supplements do not offer protection to smokers

A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23
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[California, New York] SAUNDERS: Smoke Gets in Your Rights

Bloomberg and Levine have chosen the easiest targets a politician can pick on -- fat people and smokers. Not that they would call them fat people and point with derision. No, they moan about the ill effects of obesity on health. Ditto smoking. These guys
Town Hall
added Mar 17, 2013 11:05
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EDITORIAL: Quitting smoking and gaining weight: the odd couple ($$)

We need observational data to settle this question
British Medical Journal
added Jul 11, 2012 16:04
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[New York] Mayor Mike Bloomberg, public health autocrat: A brief history

Over the course of a decade he has made New York City a laboratory to test policies that manipulate the healthiness of public environments
Washington Post
added Jun 4, 2012 12:57
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lessons can be learned from the history of tobacco companies...American Cancer Society (ACS) Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Institutes of Health American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American Lung Association American Medical Association (AM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 10, 2016 17:15
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One of America’s healthiest trends has had a pretty unexpected side effect

The dip has coincided with steep declines in the rate of lung cancer, the death rate associated with cardiovascular disease...coincided with...the rise of obesity. And it's not unreasonable to think that the two might be at least somewhat related.
Washington Post
added Jun 6, 2016 12:50
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills ...is taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59
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Cancers Caused by Lifestyle Behaviors: Experts Urge Action

In launching the World Cancer Report 2014 earlier this week..."Decades of research have shown that cutting tobacco use is the single most powerful way to prevent many deadly cancers, especially in developing countries where smoking is most widespread. ..
Medical Tribune
added May 7, 2014 14:17
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