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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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[Uae] Emirates Approves New 'Sin Tax' to Boost Government Revenue

has issued a new law that imposes taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks to boost revenue and help offset the impact of lower oil prices. President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the tax decree Monday. Abu Dhabi'
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 22, 2017 02:20
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Substance in kidneys, liver and shellfish, mushrooms and tobacco raises risk of womb cancer by 22%

The metal cadmium - which is also found in tobacco - which was discovered in high amounts in patients who had the disease. Smoking was shown to more than double our cadmium exposure, according to experts from The University of Missouri. They say that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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High-fat diet linked to lung cancer risk

For current and former smokers, the added risk of a high fat diet was 15 percent. While the best way to lower the risk of lung cancer is to not smoke, “a healthy diet may also help reduce lung cancer risk,” said study co-author Danxia Yu of Vanderbilt Un
Reuters
added Aug 5, 2017 21:30
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If You've Ever Smoked, You Should Load Up on These Foods to Protect Your Lungs

A study suggests that foods high in plant pigments can reduce lung cancer risk.
AlterNet.org
added Jul 28, 2017 15:00
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Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56
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Could redesigning supermarkets, bars and restaurants ‘nudge’ us away from harmful consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco?

This ambitious four year research programme will systematically test ways of redesigning real-world supermarkets, bars and restaurants which could reduce consumption. Specialist laboratory studies to understand promising mechanisms will also be carried
University of Bristol (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:07
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[UK] NHS units impose surgery ban on obese and smokers

Herts Valleys and East and North Hertfordshire clinical commissioning groups are proposing smokers must have stopped the habit for at least eight weeks before being referred for non-urgent surgery. NHS England said: “There are enormous efficiency diffe
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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[UK] Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking in moderation could add up to 12 YEARS to your life

While women who follow a healthy lifestyle can expect to have an extra dozen years, men can extend their life by 11, a study found....Never smoking and not being obese gives you an extra four-to-five disability-free years, the study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:05
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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