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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

BAISE: Second thoughts on second-hand smoke / Studies like this never make the evening news!

authors in the Congressional Budget Office, RAND Corporation, Center for Primary Care – Stanford U., and U. of Wisconsin...conclusions come from the [NBER] that workplace smoking bans "…on heart attack admissions is close to zero…"
Farm Futures
added Nov 17, 2015 23:32

[Asia, India] More than half visiting primary healthcare centre suffer from respiratory disorders

Fever, upper respiratory tract infections and obstructive airways diseases together accounted for almost 65% of the patients...hypertension showed an increasing trend even at primary health centres....salt and smoking are the two major reasons common in r
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2015 14:08
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Smoking Trucker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

A wrinkle in this case for the plaintiffs will be proving that heart disease was a major cause of Cavalier's death. The cause of death listed on his death certificate is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...However, he was diagnosed with that disease
added Nov 8, 2015 14:11

Fewer Americans are dying of heart disease, cancer and stroke than ever before amid plunging mortality rates for killer conditions

'Notably, the years-of-potential-life lost rate from cancer has been decreasing since 1969, preceding the decline in cancer death rates by about 20 years. 'This may reflect the importance of smoking cessation in substantially reducing premature mortality
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:45

People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 29, 2015 12:49

Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28

[Spain, UK] Barcelona and Ajax send best wishes to Johan Cruyff after cancer diagnosis

A heavy smoker, he gave up the habit after undergoing double heart bypass surgery in 1991. He subsequently became an anti-smoking campaigner and replaced cigarettes with lollipops while standing on the touchline.
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 15:32
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