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[North Carolina] Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries

dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William Frank Lee and his company, Central Marketing, Inc., against Universal and its subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), concerning the creation and establishment of the sweet
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2016 01:32
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Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lessons can be learned from the history of tobacco companies...American Cancer Society (ACS) Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Institutes of Health American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American Lung Association American Medical Association (AM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 10, 2016 17:15
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Soda Giants Are Likened to Big Tobacco in Report About Lobbying

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc.’s actions in battling anti-soda legislation and sponsoring health organizations resemble the tactics used for years by tobacco and alcohol giants, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicin
Bloomberg News
added Oct 10, 2016 17:12
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[UK] Surgery ban for fat and smokers: NHS group demanding patients quit or slim down before an operation

Smokers and patients with a BMI of 30 and over will be offered a referral to either a weight management programme or stop smoking service for a six-month period of health optimisation before being considered for surgery.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:57
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[UK] Row over six-month surgery ban for obese and smokers

NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) says smokers and patients with a BMI of 30 and over will be offered a referral to either a weight management programme or stop smoking service for a six-month period of health optimisati
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 02:00
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Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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Evaluation of Chronic Oral Nicotine Treatment in Food Consumption, Body Weight and [125I] Epibatidine Binding in Adult Mice

Three weeks of nicotine consumption decreased food intake and body weight, and increased expression of high affinity nicotine binding sites, hallmarks of central effects of chronic exposure to nicotine. Furthermore, chronic voluntary oral consumption of
Open Access Journal of Toxicology
added Sep 21, 2016 16:28
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[UK] How NICOTINE could help to prevent obesity and dementia: Drug 'reduces appetite and slows the brain's ageing'

When taken independently, nicotine - found in tobacco products - protects the brain as it ages by suppressing the desire to eat, scientists believe. But experts say smoking should still be avoided as it results in a vast array of health problems which ou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:59
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Exactly How Many Calories A Smoker Will Forego After A Cigarette

Quitters may need more help with appetite suppressants after a small-scale study showed quitters ate more than 150 extra calories at a meal. Quit smoking and chances are you'll gain weight -- five kilograms in the first year, to be precise. New research
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:23
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[UK] Decision to deny surgery to obese patients is like 'racial discrimination'

“As the true scale of financial pressure on NHS trusts has become clear over the summer, we are fast finding ourselves in a situation where CCGs are introducing draconian commissioning policies, often flouting Nice [National Institute for Health and Care
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 21:00
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