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[California, Nevada] Raley’s Moves to Make All Check Stands “Better For You”

In 2015, Raley’s eliminated tobacco products from stores. These decisions are in response to customers' increased interest in food and greater concerns about their health than ever before. These improvements in the shopping experience are based on Raley’
Business Wire
added Nov 15, 2016 21:00
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DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease

New research shows that people can minimize an inherited risk for heart attack by living right -- exercising, eating healthy, staying slim and quitting smoking. Even with a little effort in these areas, people can cut their high genetic risk of heart di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:08
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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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[Canada] Robbie Williams starts smoking again

The 42-year-old singer ditched his naughty habit four years ago when daughter Teddy was born but recently turned to the cigarettes again after undergoing a strict diet regime. After piling on the pounds when he first stopped smoking, Robbie revealed: "I
Mississauga (ON) News (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:39
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Is Vaping Actually the Secret to Weight Control?

Glover has been researching smoking reduction for the past 23 years. With obesity about to overtake tobacco smoking as the mostly costly disease in many countries, she's looking at whether vaping can actually be part of the solution. We asked her what she
Vice.com
added Oct 27, 2016 15:17
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Could Vaping be a New Weapon in the Battle of the Bulge?

This article explores the emerging perception that vaping electronic cigarettes with nicotine and flavors could deliver similar appetite and weight control effects as smoking. The potential to reduce risks associated with excess weight deserves exploratio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2016 13:45
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[UK] Vaping could help prevent ex-smokers piling on the pounds, research suggests

Weight gain is a major concern among smokers looking to quit. On average individuals put on 5kg in the first year they go without cigarettes. Nicotine is known to suppress appetite and increase metabolic rate, among other effects. While nicotine replace
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:43
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How e-cigarettes may help to fight obesity: Vaping using food flavours 'helps to suppress cravings'

Experts claim e-liquids with food flavourings could replicate eating sensations and help users eat less. Smokers trying to quit are known to pile on the pounds as a result of their nicotine withdrawal. The drug suppresses appetite - causing a reduction
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:27
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[New Zealand, UK] E-cigarettes could be used to help combat obesity in smokers trying to quit: study

In a review published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the scientists found that it's the nicotine in cigarettes that makes smokers less likely to overeat, and suggested e-cigarettes, which contain nicotine but no tobacco, may help prevent the
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2016 14:05
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Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests

Among frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys said weight control was one of the reasons they smoked. The study also revealed that smoking to lose weight was much more common among teens who felt they needed to drop weight. Girls who
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 19:52
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