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Nicotine may help prevent your brain from aging and hold off Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have someth
Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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Coke is sued: Are soda companies going the way of tobacco companies?

“Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of ‘cultivating relationships’ with scientists as a way to ‘balance the de
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[California] THE PRAXIS PROJECT, Plaintiff v. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY and AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of “cultivating relationships” with scientists as a way to “balance the de
Center for Science in the Public Interest
added Jan 7, 2017 18:07
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

"Years ago, images of Santa often showed him smoking a pipe, but he seems to have kicked that habit," she said. "Tobacco use is still the single most preventable cause of death and disease in America. No matter how long an individual smokes, quitting ha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 26, 2016 15:49
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How Sugar Helped Hook America on Cigarettes

“Were it not for sugar...the American blended cigarette and with it the tobacco industry of the United States would not have achieved such tremendous development as it did in the first half of this century.”
Bloomberg News
added Dec 18, 2016 19:21
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Smoking Habits and Body Weight Over the Adult Lifespan in Postmenopausal Women

These results suggest that excess weight gain associated with smoking cessation occurs soon after quitting and is modest relative to weight gain in never smokers over the adult lifespan.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:53
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Secret sugar industry documents could fuel wave of lawsuits

Stanton Glantz, a key researcher behind the secret tobacco industry documents that fueled litigation in the 1990s, recently obtained Sugar Research Foundation documents that allegedly include communication among sugar industry executives.
Legal NewsLine
added Dec 2, 2016 23:27
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