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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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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

discriminated against through smoking bans, including more recent bans at some parks and beaches, higher insurance rates, and not getting jobs because of their habit. Analysis of income patterns has shown smokers earn less than those who do not smoke, alt
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:59
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is fear of gaining weight getting in the way of quitting tobacco? cessation tobacco products

Remember, while weight gain can be temporary, the effects of smoking may not be... Weight gain is not inevitable. A review of 62 studies published in the British Medical Journal found that about 16 percent of smokers lost weight after quitting smoking. F
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:17
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Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
EurekAlert
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14
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Do E-cigarettes induce weight changes and increase cardiometabolic risk? A signal for the future

animal model experiments attribute comparable effects of e-cigarette smoking, even without nicotine exposure, on weight and metabolic parameters as compared to smoking cigarettes.
Wiley Online Library
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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Comparable Metabolic Effects for E-Cigarettes, Smoking

Electronic cigarette smoking has the same deleterious effect on weight and metabolic parameters as traditional cigarettes, according to research published online June 29 in Obesity Reviews. Even without nicotine exposure, similar delirious effects for e
Doctors Lounge
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[UK] SNOWDON: The smoking ban turns ten. What did it really achieve?

we didn’t need to make it a criminal offence to smoke in every single publicly accessible building in the country just because some people want to wear the same clothes two days running. In a liberal society, you can’t go around banning things just becau
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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