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Smoking raises brain-lining hemorrhage risk more for women

Smokers, especially female smokers, have a higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding inside the lining of the brain – compared with nonsmokers, according to a new study. Based on previous studies, smoking seems to account for at least one third o
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives

The study also found that two unhealthy factors -- smoking and diabetes -- were less likely in women whose periods began later and ended later. "Factors such as smoking can damage the cardiovascular system and ovaries, which can result in earlier menopa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2016 21:06
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[Sweden] Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life

There were some key differences among the participants in each of the three groups based on exercise abilities. Men in the “low” aerobic capacity group had higher average blood pressure, were more likely to smoke and tended to also be more sedentary than
added Jul 27, 2016 13:16
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[Sweden] Being Unfit May Be Almost as Bad for You as Smoking

Being out of shape could be more harmful to health and longevity than most people expect, according to a new, long-term study of middle-aged men...smoking had the greatest impact on lifespan. It substantially shortened lives.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 27, 2016 13:01

[UK] Are you unfit? You may as well be a smoker: Lack of exercise is the second biggest killer of middle-aged men

Lack of exercise is second only to smoking as a predictor of early death - ahead of high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:01
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Latino and Black smokers in the Health and Retirement Study are more likely to quit: the role of light smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings were partially explained by cigarette consumption intensity, such that Latinos were lighter smokers and therefore more likely to quit than Whites. Conclusion Latinos and Blacks were more likely than Whites to quit smoking cigarettes within
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:05

Can Comedy Kill? Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

And instead of working on a controlled and highly supervised film set, comics are often working in nightclubs and bars where they are more likely to drink, smoke and engage in risky sexual behavior, Stewart said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2016 15:32

[Utah] John Wayne's cancers: Smoking or radiation?

a chain-smoker since high school... He appeared in many magazine ads and TV commercials for Camel cigarettes. In the mid-1950s, he was up to seven packs of unfiltered Camels a day...he starred in The Conqueror...filmed in the Utah desert.
The Villages (FL) News
added Jul 17, 2016 02:46

The RA-Lung Ca Connection Grows Stronger

at this point it is important for clinicians to judiciously monitor patients with rheumatoid arthritis for signs and symptoms of lung cancer and to aggressively encourage smoking cessation if warranted.
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2016 16:39

Demographic ageing and the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality: the example of Germany

We sought to quantify the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality (SAM) in Germany and explore the impact of demographic ageing....Especially in men, actual SAM hardly declined despite a sharp drop in age-standardised SAM, indicating that decreases w
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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