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[UK] Obese patients and smokers are being REFUSED NHS operations until they go a six-month boot camp to try and lose weight

The scheme will be rolled out next month in the East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, a health trust in East Yorkshire serving 313,400 patients Managers say patients will get more benefit from operations if they are healthier
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:36
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HOYT: Light Another Cigarette and Learn to Forget

nicotine is an appetite suppressant...if people want to smoke while eating, what business is it of government to tell them they can’t? In the end, it comes down to “who is telling you what you should smoke?” And “What kind of society do they want?” Beca
PJ Media
added Sep 19, 2017 14:28
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Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals

Global Burden of Disease.... Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject.... Diet is the second highest risk factor for early death after smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:17
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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise...new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:32
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Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

Tobacco caused 7.1 million deaths worldwide in 2016, and poor diet was associated with 1 in 5 deaths, according to a new report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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[UK-Scotland] Snacks, fags and booze: Scotland's triple health challenge

Of the trio of major health time bombs – smoking, drinking, and obesity – smoking remains the biggest killer. Around a fifth of Scots smoke and tobacco is responsible for about 10,000 – one fifth of all – deaths a year in Scotland as well as 128,000 hosp
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:50
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[UK] Low-level radiation 'less harmful than obesity and smoking'

Researchers investigated the relative risks of being exposed to low levels of radiation used in medicine, industry and the armed forces
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:14
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[UK] Bath health bosses to step up pressure on people to stop smoking and lose weight before surgery

Patients facing surgery will be asked to stop smoking and lose weight first. From next month, health bosses in Bath and North East Somerset will start rolling out the initiative to improve how well patients fare after surgery. Patients facing hip and
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:06
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[UK] Energy-boost vitamin B pills linked to lung cancer: Risk can be double in men who take high doses over long periods

Male smokers who took more than 20mg of B6 a day for 10 years were three times more likely to develop lung cancer than people who did not take supplements. The risk was four times greater for male smokers taking at least 55 micrograms of B12 a day for 1
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 18:42
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