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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

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

Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed

the calculator appears to greatly overestimate risk ... Dr. Blaha said the problem might have stemmed from the fact that the calculator uses as reference points data collected more than a decade ago, when more people smoked and had strokes and heart attac
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2013 04:36

The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control

We provide new evidence on the extent to which the demand for cigarettes is derived from the demand for weight control (i.e. weight loss or avoidance of weight gain). ... We find that, among teenagers who smoke frequently, 46% of girls and 30% of boys are
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Apr 15, 2013 08:27

Hungry? In Convenience Stores: More Food, Fewer Cigarettes

Sandwiches are the new cigarettes, at least as far as 7-Eleven (3382) is concerned. Traditionally a reliable source of profit for convenience stores, cigarette sales are waning—and food, from fresh fruit to mini-meals, is rising to take its place.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 18, 2013 13:15

TIME How Much Weight Will You Gain After You Quit Smoking?

So, while it’s true that some quitters will gain a significant amount of weight, a great many will actually lose extra fat — an added health bonus on top of putting out cigarettes for good.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 11, 2012 15:48

In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

discriminated against through smoking bans, including more recent bans at some parks and beaches, higher insurance rates, and not getting jobs because of their habit. Analysis of income patterns has shown smokers earn less than those who do not smoke, alt (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:59

[Florida] Yo-yo dieter Kirstie Alley indulges in ice cream and cigarette as she makes a Dairy Queen pit stop

With a smoke in one hand and a cone in the other, the Drama Queens actress alternated between the two.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

Cheaper Than Candy: California Tobacco Report Finds Youth ‘Inundated With Unhealthy’ Offerings

In San Mateo County the survey found that the majority of stores carry liquor, e-cigarettes and cigarillos for less than the price of a candy bar – but not fruits and vegetables.
NBC Los Angeles
added Apr 2, 2017 19:59

Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds

“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07
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