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Obesity will kill you far earlier than cigarettes, diabetes, or hypertension, study warns

Researchers studied causes of death in the US in 2014, the latest figures They found obesity causes 47 percent more early deaths than tobacco Smoking deaths have plummeted in 15 years thanks to tobacco control efforts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:57

Food, drink and tobacco sector

Employment in both tobacco manufacturing and cultivation continued to fall in the past decade. Nonetheless, the sector remains an economic activity in which millions of women and men earn their living. Tobacco is grown in more than 100 developing and tra
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:24

[Australia] VIDEO: Easter bongy! Man turns a chocolate bunny into a smoking-device before taking a BITE out of it

Footage surfaced on social media showing a man inhaling smoke from the makeshift device – before chomping down on it in the same breath. The vision has made waves on social media, with many voicing their disbelief at the man's imaginative approach.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:49

Skittles, Champagne And Cigars: A New Generation Of Flavor Pairings

the new cigar pairing program at Bourbon Steak...Both cigars and cigarettes contain nicotine and pose serious health risks — yet cigar specialists are increasingly becoming fixtures in hotels and restaurants around the world with luxury tobacco programs.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:33

[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44

[UK] Woman, 41, who lost 26 kilos after ditching her pack-a-day smoking habit addresses conference in her BATHING SUIT to encourage women 'to get comfortable being uncomfortable'

At 26, Ms Locaso was overweight. But after kicking her pack-a-day smoking habit, she gained the confidence to kick other habits, and dropped 26 kilos in one year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Parents who smoke contribute to obesity in children: health ministry report

Infants cared for by parents who smoke are more likely to become obese children than those from a nonsmoking household, according to a health ministry report. According to the report, released Wednesday, the obesity rate for 13-year-olds who were expose
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:31

Cheaper Than Candy: California Tobacco Report Finds Youth ‘Inundated With Unhealthy’ Offerings

In San Mateo County the survey found that the majority of stores carry liquor, e-cigarettes and cigarillos for less than the price of a candy bar – but not fruits and vegetables.
NBC Los Angeles
added Apr 2, 2017 19:59

Reducing nicotine exposure results in weight gain in smokers randomised to very low nicotine content cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Men and women who were compliant in the lowest nicotine content cigarette conditions gained 1.2 kg over 6 weeks, indicating weight gain is a likely consequence of reduced exposure to nicotine.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:16

Why smokers should make sure they eat their 5-a-day: Those who consume fruit and vegetables have a 40% lower risk of an incurable lung disease

Consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent, a study found. Each extra portion then slashes the chances by an additional eight per cent, the new research suggests. Former smokers can al
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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