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De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:39

Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Councilmember Vincent Gentile signed the first ever regulation on hookah smoking in NYC into law on Tuesday by adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. This makes New York City the first city to have a law governing the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia.

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Global In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market Competition by Manufacturers Opportunities and Forecast

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:56

In Vitro Fertilization is a process of fertilizing the egg outside the body. It is helpful for those couples who are suffering from infertility and hence are not able to conceive a child but want to have a family.

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Passive smoking and Parkinson's disease in California Teachers.

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:39

Tobacco smoking is consistently inversely associated with Parkinson's disease in men and women; recently this has been related to reverse causation, prompting questions as to whether similar patterns exist for passive smoke exposure. We used baseline and follow-up data from the California Teachers Study, a prospective cohort of women, to investigate whether timing, location and cumulative measures of intensity and duration of passive smoke exposure are associated with PD risk.

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Fitness, Education, Quitting Smoking Keys to Longevity

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:05

A new major UK study has revealed various factors that can increase life expectancy, including maintaining a healthy weight and long-term education. Carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the team analyzed genetic information from more than 600,000 people alongside records of their parents' lifespan, and included data from 25 separate population studies from Europe, Australia and North America.

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Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:56

My wife and I have been married for many years, work long schedules, and actually sleep when we go to bed at night. Saturday afternoon, we had "nothin' to do," so I suggested some hanky-panky.

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America's 'tobacco nation' has a smoking rate on par with developing countries

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:39

A group of 12 contiguous U.S. states in the Midwest and South has the highest rate of adult tobacco use in the nation.

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Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:39

Dr. William Evans of McMaster University in Canada presented these findings today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Yokohama, Japan. Previous studies had shown that LDCT screening for smokers at high-risk of developing lung cancer can reduce lung cancer specific and overall mortality rates.

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Integration of smoking cessation within CT lung cancer screenings shows life-saving results

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:39

A study that integrated robust smoking cessation programs into an organized low-dose CT lung cancer screening program found that the inclusion of both interventions has the potential to decrease mortality rates while being relatively cost-effective. Dr. William Evans of McMaster University in Canada presented these findings today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Yokohama, Japan.

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The high cost of smoking: 45,400 dead, $16.2B in economic costs

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:39

Canada's smoking rate has fallen in the past decade, but the numbers of deaths continues to rise, to 45,464 in 2012. There are more than 45,400 deaths in Canada attributable to smoking, and the habit cost the economy $16.2 billion in 2012, according a new study from the Conference Board of Canada.

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Smoking should be banned in the home say campaigners

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:39

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Calls to stub out cigarettes at home over fears for kids exposed to passive smoking

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:39

Campaigners are questioning why staff in bars and restaurants are protected from second-hand smoke while children at home are not. Smoking at home could be stubbed out to reduce the harmful effects of inhaling second-hand tobacco fumes especially on children .

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Lifestyle Choices Key to a Longer Life

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:50

A new study has found that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogram of weight they carry. The study, from researchers at the University of Edinburgh, also found that education leads to a longer life, with almost a year added for each year spent studying beyond school.

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California rolls out website to cut through cannabis haze

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:57

Denny owns Elevated 916, a smoke shop in north Sacramento that sells tobacco products and smoking accessories. But many of her customers don't limit their smoking to tobacco.

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Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:55

Experts on bladder cancer believe more needs to be done to highlight the strong link between the disease and smoking. About 830 people a year are diagnosed with bladder cancer in Scotland and smoking is the main avoidable risk factor.

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Tarrant-County 41 mins ago 6:56 p.m.Smoking in Fort Worth bars could be stubbed out in new ordinance

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:58

Smoking in bars in Fort Worth may soon come to an end as city leaders plan to take another look at adding it to the list of public places where smoking is banned. The push comes from Mayor Betsy Price, who said she's been feeling the pressure from advocates of a smoke-free ordinance.

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Common myths of infertility busted

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:10

A fitness regime is very important to balance out the calories we consume because here we are painfully aware of the pounds we pile on. A fitness regime is very important to balance out the calories we consume because here we are painfully aware of the pounds we pile on.

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Passive smoking and children

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 08:27

A by-law aimed at protecting children from passive smoking - including in private places like their homes - has been enacted in Tokyo. The first prefecture-level measure of its kind calls on people not to smoke inside rooms or vehicles in which children under 18 are present.

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Add a year to life with each stone shed, obese are told

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 03:54

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Proposal aimed at smoking ordinance

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:28

Last weekend, she chose not to light up a cigarette during the Seymour Oktoberfest to keep other people, especially kids, from having to breathe in her secondhand smoke. She and her husband, Bryan, who also is a smoker, say they choose not to smoke in their own home to protect their children from exposure to secondhand smoke.

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No butts about it

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:53

"This notice of motion is expanding to include e-cigarettes or vaping, the smoking of cannabis and the smoking of hookah pipes to be amended and implemented into our smoking bylaw 5192," said Mayor Fraser Tolmie. Tolmie announced the modifications during Monday's regular council meeting.

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