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Sugar Industry Suppressed Evidence of Health Risks of Sucrose: Sugar Trade Group Pulled Plug on Research Nearly 50 Years Ago

In a study to be published Nov. 21, 2017 in PLOS Biology, the authors said their analysis of internal documents bolsters evidence that the sugar industry has manipulated science in order to protect commercial interests, and to influence regulations and p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects

Instead, the sugar industry pulled the plug on the study and buried the evidence... Glantz likened this to suppressed Big Tobacco internal research linking smoking with heart disease and cancer. "This was an experiment that produced evidence that contra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 22, 2017 17:26
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Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms

In 1972, an internal tobacco industry memo on Mr. Hickson noted that he had a reputation for manipulating science to achieve his goals. The confidential tobacco memo described Mr. Hickson as “a supreme scientific politician who had been successful in cond
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2017 04:59
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[UK] Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health experts

“Behaviour such as exposure to smoking and regularly treating children increases cancer risks as children grow into adulthood,” said lead author Dr Stephanie Chambers. “Currently grandparents are not the focus of public health messaging targeted at pare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:03
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No surgery for smokers or the obese: Policy in UK stirs debate

it plans to ban access to routine, or non-urgent, surgery under the National Health Service until patients "improve their health," the policy states, claiming that "exceptional clinical circumstances (will) be taken into account on a case-by-case basis."
CNN
added Oct 31, 2017 16:57
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Most Northern Ireland adults obese or overweight

The drop in smokers continues the overall downward trend since the 1980s. Further analysis of the figures shows that those in deprived areas are three times more likely to smoke than those in affluent areas. However, according to a leading charity, the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:59
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The Isle of Man's obesity timebomb: A quarter of five-year-olds are overweight and one in five adults is obese

tobacco use remains one of the largest reasons for premature death. In the island, there are nearly 10,000 adults who smoke (14.5%), and two-thirds say they want to quit. Some 3.1% of 11- to 18-year-olds are smokers. Worryingly, one in 10 women are smokin
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:58
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Russia builds apartment complex for vegetarians

But a meat-free diet is not the only thing required to earn a place in Veda Village. According to developers, smoking and the consumption of alcohol in the residential complex are also prohibited.
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:55
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[UK] Smokers face breath tests before surgery: Patients will have to prove they have quit before being referred for an operation

Under the proposals, which were uncovered by the Health Service Journal, smokers must quit completely and doctors won't just take their word on it. They will be breathalysed to monitor levels of carbon monoxide in blood, to ensure they are telling the tr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:31
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[UK] NHS provokes fury with indefinite surgery ban for smokers and obese

Ian Eardley, senior vice president of the Royal College of Surgeons, said it was wrong to bar NHS treatment to any group of patients. “Singling out patients in this way goes against the principles of the NHS,” he said. "This goes against clinical gui
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:46
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