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[UK] Obesity linked to increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency

Being obese is associated with an increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency (number of cigarettes smoked per day), finds a study published by The BMJ today. These results strongly suggest that obesity influences smoking behavior, which
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] KOON: Food handlers who smoke in kitchens passing on contaminants to consumers?

Firstly, is smoking allowed in commercial kitchens? If not, away from sight, who checks on the workers there? Secondly, what are the authorities such as the National Environment Agency doing with regards to smokers working in the food industry and servi
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:38
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blu Partners with Chef & Restaurateur Eddie Huang for blu Tasting Room Tour at Regional Pop Culture Events across America

The blu Tasting Rooms will run from May through September, in conjunction with various cultural and entertainment events scheduled in major cities such as Denver, Miami... centered on the newly launched myblu™ Liquidpod flavors. Each custom event will be
Business Wire
added May 15, 2018 21:51
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[UK] HEALTH DIRECTORATE LAUNCHES STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR HEALTH PROMOTION ON ST HELENA

The overall aim of this framework is to reduce overweight/obesity and smoking in the Island community. Worldwide evidence shows that losing weight and stopping smoking are the two most important ways people can reduce their risk of the diseases that are
St. Helena Government (sh)
added May 9, 2018 14:43
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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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RE: Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

In closing, future work should consider the role of adiposity if we are expecting to have a more complete picture of the interplay between smoking, sex, hormone receptors, and survival in lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:14
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[UK] Obese people and smokers face delays for routine operations in Bath and North East Somerset

Obese patients and smokers must wait longer for routine operations than their slimmer, non-smoking counterparts in Bath and North East Somerset. Local health commissioners introduced the potentially controversial policy this month – with the backing of
Somerset Live (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:40
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Smokers have worse diets than non-smokers

evaluated data from 5293 US adults and found that smokers consumed around 200 more calories a day, despite eating significantly smaller portions of food, than non-smokers or former smokers. Dr Vernarelli commented: "Smokers had diets that were high in en
ScienceDaily
added Apr 7, 2018 20:48
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JPM, Amazon, Berkshire will use data to improve healthcare

Dimon wrote. He also pointed to better programs to decrease rates of obesity and smoking, which contribute to chronic disease like cancer, stroke and heart disease
Reuters
added Apr 6, 2018 18:54
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Smokers' Diets Let Them Down, Too

The researchers found that compared to ex-smokers and people who never smoked, tobacco users have diets with a much higher energy density... "Along with smoking, poor diet is in the top three modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease," the study
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 5, 2018 15:46
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