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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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[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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[Europe] Nanny State Index

This is the first edition of the Nanny State Index, a league table of the worst places in the European Union to eat, drink, smoke and vape....Christopher Snowdon is the head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. His research focuses
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added Apr 3, 2016 18:22
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With Tobacco Sales Plummeting, US Farmers Look To Stevia, Healthier And More Profitable

Farmers are especially eager for the change due to the similarity between the two crops. Both stevia and tobacco are grown under the same climate and soil conditions. They also require the same equipment and cultivation methods. According to the World He
Medical Daily
added Oct 16, 2013 17:13
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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[UK] Town where a third of pregnant women carry on smoking

ALMOST one third of white women in a West Yorkshire town are smoking during pregnancy - with some continuing the habit in order to keep their baby's weight low for an easier birth. The annual 2013 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment warns that infant deat
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 13:45
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