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Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says

For 22 years, researchers have been following more than 70,000 adults who have never smoked. At the beginning of the study, they were asked whether they lived in a household with a smoker while they were children. Those who did were 31 percent more likely
Washington Post
added Aug 17, 2018 12:08
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Overall and Central Obesity and Risk of Lung Cancer: A Pooled Analysis

The inverse BMI–lung cancer association is not entirely due to smoking and reverse causation. Central obesity, particularly concurrent with low BMI, may help identify high-risk populations for lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:46
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated

The obesity epidemic has now overlapped the tobacco epidemic for several decades, and the interplay of these two highly prevalent and powerful risk factors for cancer needs to be better understood...there is a need for insightful mechanistic research to
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:45
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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of The Real Cost Campaign's Effect on Smoking Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaign expenditures were cost efficient. The cost savings resulting from The Real Cost represent a large reduction in the financial burden to individuals, their families, and society as a result of tobacco. Public health campaigns, like The Real Cost,
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 16, 2018 16:23
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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Summer tourists ‘forced to smoke’ in top European cities

tourists are being warned that spending a long weekend in Europe’s 10 most popular but polluted cities could have the same health impacts as smoking between one and four cigarettes.
Transport & Environment (be)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:11
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, Type 2 Diabetes, and Mortality

Smoking cessation that was accompanied by substantial weight gain was associated with an increased short-term risk of type 2 diabetes but did not mitigate the benefits of quitting smoking on reducing cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. (Funded by the
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:06
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Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at l
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 15, 2018 23:34
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Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20%

a new study has found that those who don't watch their waistlines after cutting out cigarettes could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers say that quitters who indulge in snacks after swapping them for tobacco are 20 percen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:33
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Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking

In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the researchers found. But the health benefits of quitting were so potent among former smokers in the study that they all had a substantial
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 23:24
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