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[UK] Separation increases the risk of an early death by nearly 50%: Divorcees are more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercise, study finds

Separating from a spouse increases people's risk of passing away early due to them being more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercising, a study found. They are thought to adopt these habits as a result of them having less life satisfaction, th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2018 19:38
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2018 tobacco-free grants for minority-serving institutions, community and women’s colleges

To keep the momentum going, Truth Initiative is accepting applications for its Tobacco-Free College Program, which now offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:30
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Over 1,000 babies born smokefree in Somerset

Smokefree Somerset Alliance recently celebrated the news that over 1,000 babies have now been born smokefree as a result of the Mums2Be Smokefree service since its start.
Somerset County Council (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:57
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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers: study

researchers focused on the link between lung cancer and tobacco use, analyzing all diagnoses of lung cancer since 1995 and data on the number of smokers since 1970. Scientists hoped to find some link to explain why lung cancer rates among women born sinc
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 24, 2018 16:10
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Mom-to-Be's Pot Use Tied to Changes in Baby's Size, Behavior

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy has been linked to smaller weights and irritable behavior in infants, new research suggests. And if a pregnant woman smokes tobacco along with marijuana, the effects on the baby are even worse, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:34
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Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have droppe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:31
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VIDEO: New Cases Of Lung Cancer Spreading To Younger Women

New research shows while lung cancer rates are declining overall in both men and women, women under age 50 are now more likely to get lung cancer than younger men. “All of the sudden within last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnos
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 23, 2018 22:52
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Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

The trend can’t be explained by smoking behaviors, says one of the study’s authors, Ahmedin Jemal, PhD, vice president of surveillance and health services research at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. “About 85 percent of lung cancer cases are cau
EverydayHealth.com
added May 23, 2018 22:51
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