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Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors has declined

exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors declined from 39.6 percent to 15.7 percent, but rates of exposure were higher among those with a history of a smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level comp
EurekAlert
added Jun 22, 2017 14:08
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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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[Asia, India] Passive smoke raising risk of heart disease among students

More than 50% of higher secondary school students in Ernakulam district who took part in a survey admitted that they were exposed to second-hand smoke at home, schools, and public places. The students were unable to escape passive smoke and almost 15.2% o
Times of India
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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Effect of Intensive Personalized “5As+5Rs” Intervention on Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Not Ready to Quit Immediately: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Given its effectiveness demonstrated in this prospective study, this intervention in hospitalized ACS smokers might have the potential to substantially improve the cessation rate of ACS patients who are not ready to quit smoking immediately.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:12
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[Mid-east] Substantial toxic effect of water-pipe smoking on the early stage of embryonic development

Water-pipe smoking (WPS) is the most widespread tobacco use in the Middle-East, and is rapidly spreading globally. ... WPS has very toxic effects during the early stage of embryogenesis. Thus, we believe that further studies are required to elucidate the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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[Sweden] Treatment with bupropion and varenicline for smoking cessation and the risk of acute cardiovascular events and injuries: a Swedish case-crossover study

The available evidence suggests that if prescription guidelines are properly followed regarding potential contraindications both of these medications could be considered relatively safe.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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Mixing Tobacco With Marijuana May Offset Its Effect On Memory, But Increase Heart Risks

The team discovered that combining these two drugs won’t result in a greater high, but it may offset some of the memory loss associated with marijuana, while increasing heart rate. The study contradicts the popular belief that tobacco increases the high
Medical Daily
added Jun 8, 2017 20:14
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Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies

Poor people aren't getting the public health support they need to quit smoking and obtain good medical care so they can control their blood pressure -- or prevent high blood pressure in the first place, said Lloyd-Jones. He's chair of preventive medicin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Indiana] 2012 Indy Smoke Free Ordinance Making A Significant Health Impact

The Indianapolis smoke-free ordinance is making a significant impact on the health of residents. Smoke-Free Indy is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the ordinance by releasing the results of a new study. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, a
WFYI Indianapolis
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Indiana] Study finds local heart health has improved since 2012 smoke-free ordinance

Smoke Free Indy, which led the effort in 2012, released the results of a study which showed a drop in the number of heart attack admissions at Indianapolis and Marion County hospitals. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, an assistant professor in
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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