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Doctors say aspirin lowers heart attack risk for many adults

People in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease - including high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a history of smoking - may benefit from starting a daily aspirin regimen and staying on it for at least a decade
added Apr 12, 2016 17:32

Women outlive men but suffer long years of disability

It’s hard to say exactly why women may experience more years of disability, but some of this might be due to unequal progress in treating their health conditions or different shifts in gender lifestyle habits like smoking and exercise over time, said lea
added Mar 19, 2016 18:22

[UK] How ageing starts in the WOMB: Mothers-to-be who are overweight or smoke 'may cause babies to become old before their time' in later life

Cambridge University research suggests that the seeds of ageing are sown while we are still in the womb, with everything from our mother’s fruit and vegetable intake to whether she smokes affecting us for decades to come. In fact what our mother does bef
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:16

[Louisiana] AARP throws support behind Smoke-free East Baton Rouge movement

representatives of AARP, as well as local musicians Kenny Neal and Michael Foster, announced their support for the effort, which seeks to ban smoking in bars and casinos. The joint announcement came just 90 minutes after Lydia Kuykendal, a leader of Smok
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01

Even PASSIVE smoking may raise the risk of infertility by 20% and bring forward the menopause by 2 YEARS

People who are exposed to high levels of tobacco - either through smoking themselves or passively - can experience menopause one or two years earlier than those who have never smoked or been exposed to passive smoking. Current or former smokers were fou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:45

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Infertility Risk

Women who were active smokers, or had high exposure to secondhand smoke, had a greater risk of infertility and a higher likelihood of experiencing natural menopause before age 50, according to a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2015 05:09

Smoking, secondhand smoke tied to infertility and early menopause

Compared to women who never smoked and those exposed to the least secondhand smoke, women who smoked or were exposed to the most secondhand smoke were more likely to have problems getting pregnant and more likely to enter menopause before age 50, researc
added Dec 16, 2015 05:05

[New York] Elderly Williamsburg Residents Displaced After Fire Caused By Cigarette

A cigarette caused a fire that tore through two floors of a Williamsburg apartment building on Tuesday and left residents of three apartments temporarily homeless and scrambling to find shelter on couches and in beds of their friends and relatives, they s
added Dec 5, 2015 17:43

[Tennessee] VIDEO: Metro Health Department launches smoke-free housing campaign

The Metro Health Department is launching the ‘Breathe Easy Nashville’ campaign that’s focus is to raise awareness on dangers of secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health concern, especially for seniors and children li
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03

Ageing gene linked to ‘smoking, diet and exercise’

The largest study of its kind examined expression of genes in blood samples from 15,000 people across the world. They found 1,497 genes that are linked to ageing and also uncovered a link between these genes and factors such as diet, smoking and exercis
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 09:05
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