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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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[UK] Obese patients and smokers banned from routine surgery in 'most severe ever' rationing in the NHS

Hospital leaders in North Yorkshire said that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above – as well as smokers – will be barred from most surgery for up to a year amid increasingly desperate measures to plug a funding black hole. The restriction
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:59
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[UK] Obese people and smokers 'banned from routine surgery' as NHS attempts to cut spending costs

A number of NHS England trusts have reportedly introduced the restrictions Rex Smokers and obese people will be denied surgery on the NHS by cash-strapped hospitals trying to save money, senior health officials have warned. Vale of York Care Commissioni
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:58
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[UK] Health bosses climb down over plan to ban fat patients and smokers from nearly ALL operations in 'the most severe policy the modern NHS has seen'

A British health authority which suggested it would deny non-life threatening surgery to the obese and smokers has said it will put its proposals on hold. The plans by Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) could have meant that patients who exc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:57
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[UK] Obese and smokers see surgery block policy put on hold

A health authority which suggested it would deny non-life threatening surgery to the obese and smokers has said it will put its proposals on hold. The plans by Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) could have meant that patients who exceed a b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:55
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[Iowa] Fewer cigarettes, more fruits, veggies at tobacco stores

chain is de-emphasizing cigarette sales and instead focusing on fresh and prepared foods at its tobacco shops ... Kwik Trip Inc. has started transforming its Tobacco Outlet Plus stores into Kwik Star Express markets that will feature fresh fruits and vege
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 29, 2016 16:49
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Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds

“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07
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Caffeine Concentrations in Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, and Energy Drink Flavored E-liquids

E-liquid flavors commonly associated with caffeine content like coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drink often contained caffeine, but at concentrations significantly lower than their dietary counterparts. Estimated daily exposures from all e-cigarette pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:13
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Women who load up on candy and burgers during pregnancy 'more likely to have a child with ADHD'

Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk your baby will suffer ADHD, addiction and other behavioral problems in later life. Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells lo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2016 19:24
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[Canada] Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

And the researchers contended the reverse was true -- folks with the healthiest lifestyles lived nearly 18 years longer than those with the poorest health-related lifestyles. Smoking, an unhealthy diet, a lack of physical activity and excess alcohol use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 17, 2016 14:22
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