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Smoking or Obesity: Which is Deadlier?

"In terms of life expectancy, we feel being overweight is as bad as cigarette smoking." These are the words of clinical epidemiologist and Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Steven Grover…

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4 Everyday Toxins That Age You

The phrase "age is just a number" is bandied about by everyone from fitness gurus to life coaches, but there is an undeniable element of truth to the tired cliché. Men and women in their 90s and 100s …

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Smoking Cuts Life By Over a Decade

Still smoking?  Research conducted by the American Lung Association in its 2011 report “Trends in Tobacco Use” might change that.  According to their findings, cigarette smoking takes 13.2 years off a…

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