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Will 2018 Be Philip Morris International Inc's Best Year Yet?

Smoking - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:57

Despite a declining customer base and greater restrictions being placed on smoking in markets all around the globe, there is a convergence of events happening in 2018 that could make the year Philip Morris International 's Let's take a closer look at why investors should be excited at what might transpire over the coming year. Although Philip Morris enjoyed a 3.5% increase in third-quarter revenue and a 3% rise in operating income, it suffered a 4% decline in cigarette shipment volumes across every market it operates in.

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Smoking a month before or after a boob job could make your nipples fall off

Smoking - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 08:40

Today in news that is definitely going to haunt your dreams for the next week: Did you know that smoking just one month before or after you get a boob job can make your nipples turn black and fall off? That's according to plastic surgeon Dr Anthony Youn, who recently took to his blog to describe his experience treating a patient who'd lost her nipples thanks to smoking before she had breast surgery. 'In my memoir In Stitches,' he writes, 'I told the story of a smoker whose nipples turned purple while undergoing a breast lift surgery.

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Scotty T 'faces sack after snorting suspicious substance and e...

Smoking - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:23

Just last month, Geordie Shore star Scotty was brought in by MTV bosses to replace Stephen Bear on the wild show. However, bosses are now reportedly holding crisis talks after the former Celebrity Big Brother winner was pictured and videoed appearing to snort a substance after exposing himself to a female contestant.

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Thirdhand smoke: Your skin absorbs nicotine from air and clothing

Smoking - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 00:17

Last year, scientists from Denmark, Germany and the U.S. published a pilot study demonstrating that skin also absorbs nicotine from cigarette smoke in the air, and at a level comparable to inhalation. Last year, scientists from Denmark, Germany and the U.S. published a pilot study demonstrating that skin also absorbs nicotine from cigarette smoke in the air, and at a level comparable to inhalation.

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Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:58

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants.

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Genes start mutating soon after life begins, study finds

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:12

Hundreds of minor genetic mutations start to form in the cells of an embryo soon after conception, researchers have discovered. Hundreds of minor genetic mutations start to form in the cells of an embryo soon after conception, researchers have discovered.

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Reason why smoking rates in Bury are higher than national average

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:31

The smoking prevalence in Bury is 19.1 per cent compared to a national average of 15.5 per cent. Cllr Catherine Preston said: "Smoking rates in Bury have always been worse than England and this is not surprising as smoking rates are associated with deprivation and Bury has higher than the national average levels of deprivation."

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Maharashtra replaces Goa in lowest tobacco smoking prevalence: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:31

Maharashtra has replaced Goa in lowest prevalence of tobacco smoking, a 2016-17 Global Adult Tobacco Survey has found. The survey was done on 74,037 people in country, including 3,141 from Maharashtra.

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a Quitting smoking is not easy, but you can do ita

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 05:38

The New Year is rapidly approaching. Many people make resolutions at this time, stopping smoking being one of the most popular ones.

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Dangling a carrot for patients to take healthy steps: Does it work?

Smoking - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:16

Over the summer, her doctor's office, part of Vantage Medical Group, promised her a $25 Target gift card if she got the exam. Alexander, who's insured through Medi-Cal, California's version of the Medicaid program for lower-income people, said that helped motivate her to make a new appointment - and keep it.

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Govt. 2018 anti-smoking budget similar to this year's level

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 23:18

The government's 2018 anti-smoking budget has been set at a level similar to this year as parliament has reinstated a previously cut amount, the welfare ministry said Friday. According to the 2018 budget bill passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, the 2018 budget for anti-smoking programs stands at 143.8 billion won , down slightly from this year's 146.8 billion won.

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Texas Now Casting: Hispanic and Latinx Models Wanted for San Antonio Anti-Smoking Campaign

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:06

Quitxt is a text-messaging service that aims to help people quit smoking. The service is run through The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, an organization dedicated to improving health in South Texas.

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Your favorite bar could empty out if Horry County bans smoking

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:06

A proposed Horry County ordinance to ban smoking in all public buildings including bars and restaurants could hurt local businesses. "That would kill me," said Magoos owner James Mulvanerton, whose bar sits just across the Waccamaw River outside of Myrtle Beach.

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International collaboration could reduce smoking prevalence, MU researchers find

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:06

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 80 percent of the world's more than 1 billion smokers live in low-and middle-income countries, where the burden of tobacco-related illness and death is the heaviest. Despite the high smoking rates in these countries, little research has been completed comparing smoking rates across countries with different economies.

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Kent bans smoking in all city parksThe Kent City Council passed a...

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:56

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Tough flu season ahead: vaccine may only be 10 percent effective

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:34

A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says. A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says.

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BC Ferries are going smoke-free in January

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:33

Come January, customers will no longer be able to light up on the outside decks of BC Ferries' vessels or at any of their terminals. The new anti-smoking policy bans the smoking of tobacco and any other type of substance including e-cigarettes.

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Hard stuff

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 06:09

Hard Water House is a cigar and whiskey bar with an upscale lunch and dinner menu. If you sit on the lounge side, you'll definitely need to be OK with smoking.

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Link found between morning sickness, smoking and healthy pregnancies

Smoking - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 01:41

A link between the 'old wives' tale that morning sickness may indicate a healthy pregnancy, and the reason smoking is so detrimental has been found, according to a review published in the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology . The article discusses the importance of the hormone endokinin for healthy pregnancies, its role in causing morning sickness, and how its normal function may be adversely affected by smoking, leading to poor outcomes in pregnancy.

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Dana Point becomes second city in Orange County to pass citywide smoking ban

Smoking - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:06

Members of the Dana Point City Council consider a citywide smoing ban at Tuesday's city council meeting in Dana Point on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Dana Point Mayor Debra Lewis conducts the city council meeting in which a citywide smoking ban is being considered in Dana Point on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

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