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Smoking and the Heart

Each year, in the United States alone, cigarettes are responsible for up to a third of all deaths from heart disease...Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease two to four-fold. Your risk goes up with the number of cigarettes you smoke, start
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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Smoker's Face

The term was first coined in 1985 by Douglas Model, a British doctor. Model saw a pattern between smoking and wrinkling, so he began surveying patients at an outpatient clinic to see if he could guess, by their faces alone, whether or not they smoked. He
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Distorted view amongst smokers of when deadly damage caused by smoking will occur

surveyed 162 smokers and non-smokers on their understanding of the onset of negative health conditions associated with smoking. Participants were asked to estimate the timings of when smoking-related conditions might develop in a person who starts smoking
ScienceDaily
added Jan 18, 2018 19:39
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Quitting smoking can add years, quality of life

Dr. J. Taylor Hays, director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, says it's never too late to quit the habit. To younger smokers, those younger than 40-years-old, Dr. Hays asks, "Do you want to add 10 years to your life?"
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:53
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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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Old Age Alone Not to Blame for Surgical Complications

A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after surgery. Age did not. The researchers, from St. Michael's Ho
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 14, 2018 21:02
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Tobacco Use Common in U.S. Vets

three in 10 veterans using some form of tobacco product, according to CDC researchers... A total of 21.6% reported smoking cigarettes, compared to about 15% of the overall U.S. adult population. Tobacco use was higher among veterans than among non-vetera
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 15:47
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QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Currently Use E-Cigarettes,† by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey,§ 2016

in 2016, 3.8% of men and 2.6% of women aged ≥18 years currently used e-cigarettes. Among men, current e-cigarette use decreased with advancing age, from 7.1% among men aged 18–24 years to 4.8% among men aged 25–49 years, 2.6% among men 50–64 years, and 1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:29
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Even brief exposure to low-level air pollution tied to deaths

Older adults are more likely to die on days when air pollution rises, even when contaminant levels are below the limit considered safe by U.S. regulators, a new study suggests... Most of the deaths in the study occurred on days when ozone and PM 2.5 leve
Reuters
added Jan 1, 2018 11:53
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