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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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[UK] Women smokers have smaller, sicklier babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having smaller, less healthy babies not just because of their nicotine habit, but because they also have a poor diet lacking in fruit and vegetables that deprives their babies of essential nutrients, a new study publ
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:31
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“Sin” taxes—eg, on tobacco—are less efficient than they look / But they do help improve public health

Lifelong smoking will bring forward a person’s death by about ten years, which means that smokers tend to die just as they would start drawing from state pensions. In a study published in 2002 Kip Viscusi...The Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market
The Economist
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23
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Smoking Kills Your Taste Buds

Smoking can dull - or kill - your taste buds by changing the blood supply they receive1. truth – one of the largest and most effective youth smoking prevention campaigns, has partnered with BIGS® Sunflower Seeds to draw attention to the topic of tobacco,
PR Newswire
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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Quitting Smoking? Even a Little Exercise Can Help You Stay Slim

But a new study involving older women might help change that: It found that for those who quit, even a bit of exercise helped keep the pounds at bay. "Being active after quitting smoking was found to reduce weight gain, regardless of the amount of physic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2018 19:01
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Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women

Our data demonstrate that even a modest increase in PA (equivalent to current recommendations) can attenuate weight gain after quitting smoking among postmenopausal women, especially in combination with improved diet.
Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society
added Aug 2, 2018 14:53
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Obesity Paradox Seen in T2DM Modified by Smoking Status

smoking status heavily modifies the obesity paradox observed in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online July 3 in Diabetes Care....researchers found that the obesity paradox was observed for BMI among people with type 2 diabetes
Drugs.com
added Jul 9, 2018 18:08
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Like mother, like child: Research reveals mums who have these five healthy habits are less likely to have obese children

Smokers more likely to have fatter children Meanwhile, the children of non-smoking mothers have a 31 per cent lower risk of obesity compared to those whose mothers smoke cigarettes. The results are the same regardless of the child and mother's age, et
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40
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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease Risk

"Our study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D may be important for lung health. We might now consider adding vitamin D deficiency to the list of factors involved in disease processes, along with the known ILD risk factors such as environmental to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2018 14:35
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