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[UK] Smokers warned to be vigilant after discarded cigarette causes house fire

The front porch of a Burnsall Drive house set fire after a cigarette was thrown from an upstairs window and landed in a gutter, setting light to the porch. Firefighters used three fire engines to tackle the blaze which left which left the house filled
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:27
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[UK] Are your lungs the same age you are? And what to do to improve your lung health

“As we age, our lung capacity decreases, and by 60, it’s a third less than it was at 30,” says Dr Adrian Draper, a ­respiratory consultant at Spire St ­Anthony’s Hospital, Surrey, and St George’s, London. “Over the years, lung tissue becomes brittle. Br
The Mirror (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:26
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[UK] 'Get tough on fly-tippers': On-the-spot £1,000 fines urged by Keep Britain Tidy campaign to combat litter louts costing the country £1billion a year to clean-up after them

Keep Britain Tidy group want £1,000 on-the-spot fines for rubbish dumping TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp also wants increased £500 fines for littering Councils spend £1billion a year clearing rubbish despite facing budget cuts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:22
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[UK] 'Hit litter louts with bigger fines to clean up Britain's streets' says pressure group

Keep Britain Tidy wants the penalties hiked for yobs who drop chewing gum and cigarette butts on streets as councils await more cuts
The Mirror (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:21
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[UK] £1,000 fines urged in crackdown on litter louts ($$)

The Keep Britain Tidy campaign has also called on the government to introduce a national strategy, led by a dedicated minister for litter, to impose tougher fines and ensure more prosecutions. Persistent problems include cigarette ends and chewing gum bei
Times Of London (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:20
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[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18
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[UK] Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overall
Reuters
added May 26, 2015 09:14
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[UK] Smokers See Cancer as 'Death Sentence': Survey

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overa
NewsMax
added May 26, 2015 08:57
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[UK] Lack of sleep is behind low productivity - but smoking and drinking are fine

Researchers have discovered that the amount workers smoke, eat or drink alcohol does not affect their productivity in the office. However, those who had six hours or less a night were significantly less productive than those who got seven or eight hours’
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 26, 2015 08:46
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[UK] The real reason you're not productive at work? Lack of SLEEP: Get seven hours a night and you can 'drink, eat and smoke what you like'

Smoking, drinking and eating does not affect productivity at work as much as having six hours sleep or less does, according to new research carried out by Cambridge University and Rand Europe (file picture, posed)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2015 08:44
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