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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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[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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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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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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WALTON: We Quit Smoking, But Now We're Obese. What's Next?

What are you thoughts on how we function, and why we do what we do? What’s the real problem that drives our health “epidemics”?
Forbes
added Jul 11, 2012 15:50
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Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56
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