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Teens who feel 'too fat' light up cigarettes to slim down

smoking to lose weight is significantly more common among teens who feel they must slim down. Girls who said they were “much too fat” were nearly 225 percent more likely to smoke to lose weight than girls who said their weight was about right. For boys, b
Cornell Chronicle
added Oct 24, 2016 19:59

Regional Patterns of Tobacco Use and Obesity Correlate in the U.S.

The map below depicts the percentage of adults who smoke cigarettes in each state. Clearly, there is a regional pattern: Tobacco is most popular in Midwestern and Southern states, where roughly 20-25% of the population smokes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:27

[UK] Cancer rates will rise for women but FALL for men over the next 20 years: Experts blame alcohol, smoking and obesity for soaring levels in females

Despite the fact smoking rates have now dropped again, for both men and women, the health impact of habits 40 and 50 years ago are now beginning to be seen. The effect can be seen in the lung cancer statistics detailed in the report, with annual cases e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35

[North Carolina] Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries

dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William Frank Lee and his company, Central Marketing, Inc., against Universal and its subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), concerning the creation and establishment of the sweet
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2016 01:32

Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lessons can be learned from the history of tobacco companies...American Cancer Society (ACS) Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Institutes of Health American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American Lung Association American Medical Association (AM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 10, 2016 17:15

Soda Giants Are Likened to Big Tobacco in Report About Lobbying

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc.’s actions in battling anti-soda legislation and sponsoring health organizations resemble the tactics used for years by tobacco and alcohol giants, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicin
Bloomberg News
added Oct 10, 2016 17:12

Obesity and Smoking: can we Kill Two Birds with one Tax?

we propose a dynamic rational model where eating, smoking, and physical exercise are simultaneous choices that jointly affect body weight and addiction to smoking. Focusing on direct and cross-price effects, we study the impact of tobacco and food taxes,
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 24, 2016 21:19

[UK] Surgery ban for fat and smokers: NHS group demanding patients quit or slim down before an operation

Smokers and patients with a BMI of 30 and over will be offered a referral to either a weight management programme or stop smoking service for a six-month period of health optimisation before being considered for surgery.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:57

[UK] Row over six-month surgery ban for obese and smokers

NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) says smokers and patients with a BMI of 30 and over will be offered a referral to either a weight management programme or stop smoking service for a six-month period of health optimisati
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 02:00

Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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