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[California] CAMPAIGN

The goal is to improve the health of Californians through changes in community stores and to educate people how in-store product marketing influences consumption of unhealthy products. Flavors: Real California teens talk about vaping.
Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign
added Mar 9, 2017 15:28

E-cigarettes easier to get than fresh produce in Southern California stores

An increasing number of Southern California stores sell e-cigarettes, and shoppers are more likely to find fruit-flavored tobacco products than fresh produce on the shelves. That’s according to 2016 data released Wednesday by the statewide “Healthy Stor
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 9, 2017 15:25

[California] Cigarettes cheaper than candy: Booze and junk food ads everywhere in unhealthy Orange County

In Orange County, 83 percent of the stores had “little cigars” or cigarillos on the shelves, but only 57 percent offered fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the survey. The Orange County Health Care Agency noted that 79 percent of stores sold a pop
added Mar 9, 2017 01:26

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2017 12:42

[UK] Call for government to intervene over operation delays in York

THE Government has been asked to intervene over an “operation ban” affecting obese people and smokers in York. Patients who smoke or have a body-mass index (BMI) of more than 30 face new rules which mean if they don’t quit or lose weight, they face leng
York Press (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:46
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[UK] Revealed: Why you always want a cup of coffee after having a cigarette (and it's all to do with your genes)

Those who have the smoking gene are more likely to crave a latte from Starbucks, they claim. And it's because nicotine alters the way their body processes caffeine, causing people to drink more to get a boost, the study suggests.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22

Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

Apples, pears, green leafy vegetables and peppers appear to offer protection against COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), said researchers led by Joanna Kaluza, of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 23, 2017 20:44

Fruit and vegetables 'can REDUCE chronic lung disease risk in smokers'

Although the risk reduction was down to their antioxidant properties the best defence is not to smoke or quit, scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and Warsaw University of Life Sciences said. COPD, forecast to become the world's third b
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2017 13:15

[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14

[UK] The health expert happy to work with the ‘enemy’ / Derek Yach left the WHO to co-operate with the food sector

When Derek Yach decided to leave the World Health Organization for PepsiCo in 2007, he caused a huge stir. How could one of the most-respected health academics jump ship to the “enemy” — Big Soda? Health campaigners and scientists were often seen as the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:10
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