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Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking

In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the researchers found. But the health benefits of quitting were so potent among former smokers in the study that they all had a substantial
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 23:24
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15 Myths About Lung Cancer You Need to Stop Believing

there are certainly other measures smokers can take to improving their odds of not developing the deadly disease. The ACS recommends avoiding cancer-causing chemicals and radon exposure when possible. Also, your lifestyle is key. Incorporate plenty of fr
The Cheat Sheet
added Aug 15, 2018 16:18
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Former Smokers Might Want to Eat More Tomatoes

A new study found that former smokers with diets high in tomatoes and fresh fruit had a slower rate of decline in lung function, suggesting those foods may help restore lungs damaged by smoking. Researchers also found that among all adults, including peo
Vice.com
added Aug 7, 2018 17:10
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Overall and Central Obesity and Risk of Lung Cancer: A Pooled Analysis

The inverse BMI–lung cancer association is not entirely due to smoking and reverse causation. Central obesity, particularly concurrent with low BMI, may help identify high-risk populations for lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:46
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated

The obesity epidemic has now overlapped the tobacco epidemic for several decades, and the interplay of these two highly prevalent and powerful risk factors for cancer needs to be better understood...there is a need for insightful mechanistic research to
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:45
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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 23:54
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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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