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FLANZRAICH: Sitting Is Not the New Smoking

So yeah, being sedentary for a prolonged period of time isn't good for you. But it isn't that bad. You Know What Is That Bad? Smoking Cigarette smoking doesn't just cause nearly one out of five deaths in the U.S.; it's also incredibly addictive and lea
Greatist
added Aug 15, 2017 17:14
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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CAPLAN: Is Parental Smoking Child Abuse?

Morally, I do think it's something that should be taken into account in dealing with patients. I think it's important to point out to people, look, not only is smoking not good for you, it's not good for your child. It's not good for people who come over
Medical Tribune
added Aug 15, 2017 17:06
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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[New Hampshire] DUNCANSON: Viewpoint: Holy smokes!

But do not worry, smokers of America, because cigarettes haven’t disappeared completely. Electronic cigarettes are now becoming the rage but I doubt that I’ll be tempted to try them. I figure that if I managed to abstain throughout the entire Lucky Strik
Monadnock (NH) Ledger
added Aug 13, 2017 01:41
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SPANO: There's Smoke Coming From This Dividend Champion And It's Time To Evacuate

While I don't see Armageddon for Altria, I do see a major retrenchment...might eventually become a "weed titan"...look at Philip Morris International. The company does not suffer from near the demographic, regulatory or fundamental challenges that Altria
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 12, 2017 12:59
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

“Coordination between specific health programmes and inter-sectoral collaboration is fundamental to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We cannot end TB unless we also reduce tobacco use. We cannot avert premature deaths caused by NCDs
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ULAMA: Smoking – A social poison

laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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[New York] SULLUM: Uncle Sam calls truce in the war on e-cigs

the FDA also signaled a new receptiveness to vaping as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking, which suggests this reprieve could turn into a commutation. That would be good news for smokers who want to quit and for anyone sincerely interested in helping
New York Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:57
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