Posts Tagged "smokers"

Medical Rewind – February 27, 2017

Posted on May 8, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind, Vaccines

New antibiotics for 12 bacteria types, Vaccine Mandates, Infections during pregnancy, Smokers, Alzheimer’s, and much more! If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay. ..   A majority of online and social media defenders of Obamacare are professionals who are “paid to post,” according to a digital expert. “Sixty percent of all the posts were made from 100 profiles, posting between the hours of 9 and 5 Pacific Time,” said Michael Brown. “They were paid to post.” Twelve types of...

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NC State Health Plan Targets Smokers and Obsese

Posted on Mar 18, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Posted: Feb. 19, 2009 RALEIGH, N.C. – State employees would have to stop smoking or lose weight if they want to receive more generous health benefits under a proposal presented to legislators Thursday. The financial motivation for workers, retirees and their dependents to improve their health are contained in recommendations from North Carolina State Health Plan administrator Jack Walker to shore up the plan’s finances. The plan last year discontinued its wellness program that gave merchandise to people who changed health habits. “Money incentives in smoking work,”...

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The interaction of asbestos and smoking in lung cancer

Posted on Jan 13, 2009 in Cancer

F.D.K. Liddell Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, CanadaAddress for correspondence: 35D Arterberry Road, London SW20 8AG, UK. Tel./fax: +44-20-8946-8548 Received 27 April, 2000; Accepted 27 July, 2000. Both cigarette smoke and inhaled asbestos fibres can cause lung cancer, but the assessment of how these agents act in combination is a matter of great difficulty. In non-smokers, the condition is so rare that, in any cohort of asbestos workers, the standardised mortality ratio (SMR, that is the ratio of the numbers of deaths observed and expected) is...

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