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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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[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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