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[Canada] Obesity, Smoking, and Lack of Exercise Contribute to Avoidable Deaths in NL

Canadian Institute for Health Information which launched a pan-Canadian website yesterday outlining how each of the provinces stack up when it comes to various health indicators. Director of Health System Performance, Kira Leeb says this province has high
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:53
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[India] Kerala : Court annuls ban on tobacco sale

Justice A.M. Shaffique ordered that State and Commissioner of Food Safety had no right to take any action against tobacco or tobacco products as 'chew tobacco' was not a food product as defined under the FSS Act.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:52
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[Canada, UK] Mothers who smoke during pregnancy 'put children at risk of obesity later on'

Dr Amirreza Haghighi, of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, who led a new study, said 'Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are not known. 'Preference
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:53
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[Latin America, Peru] Why People Are Drinking Tobacco in the Amazon

There are dozens of healing centers to chose from in the Iquitos area alone... Tobacco, however, is by far the most prevalent master plant outside of ayahuasca itself....In isolated cases, however, foreigners coming to the jungle have lost their lives fo
Vice.com
added Jul 15, 2016 21:53
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[New York] The Bloomberg Way

everybody is resistant to change. Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find anybody that was opposed to the smoking ban … All of western Europe followed New York City. Many of the states around here did. Every major city, including in the tobacco-growing state
The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 26, 2012 04:20
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[New York] STATEMENT BY SMOKERS' RIGHTS GROUP ON SODA BAN HEARING HELD TODAY BY NYC DEPT. OF HEALTH

First they came for the smokers...
MMD Newswire (Mass Media Distribution LLC)
added Jul 24, 2012 12:18
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The slippery slope / The Domino Effect of Tobacco Regulation on Other Consumer Goods

More and more, the [FCTC] is used as a blueprint by public health advocates to propose global regulatory frameworks that address other health concerns like obesity or excessive alcohol consumption. Such measures include tax increases, advertising restric
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 17:59
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[Switzerland] Why smokers gain weight when they quit smoking

This is not due to an increased calorie intake, but to a change in the composition of the intestinal flora after quitting smoking, as a study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) suggests.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:52
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Overindulgence May Lower Life Expectancy

concept of a "microlife," defined as 30 minutes of life expectancy, researchers suggested. * Note that people lose a microlife for every two cigarettes they smoke, for being 11 pounds overweight, for having a second or third alcoholic drink of the day, a
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2012 06:12
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Being Inactive Kills as Many as Cigarettes

Note that the global mortality burden of physical inactivity is similar to that of cigarette smoking (>5.3 million deaths/year versus 5 million deaths/year).
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2012 11:07
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