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Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45
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[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32
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[North Carolina] Catalyst trial results could aid merger plans with Targacept

Catalyst Biosciences Inc., the potential buyer of Targacept Inc., said Wednesday it has gained positive results from a Phase I clinical trial for its coagulation Factor VIIa as a potential treatment for hemophilia A and B patients. The companies announce
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 20:47
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Quit smoking for 15 years and your risk of heart failure and death 'is the same as that of a person who NEVER smoked', study reveals

Current smokers found to be 50% more likely to have heart problems than never smokers or former smokers, scientists said Smoking causes the build-up of plaque in the arteries, narrowing them Increases the risk of suffering a blood clot or fatal heart att
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:14
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[UK] Showing heart patients scans of their OWN clogged arteries motivates them to quit smoking and lose weight, study reveals

people who looked at images of their calcified coronary arteries were more likely to stop smoking, lose weight and take statins to lower their cholesterol. Researchers looked at people with an excessively high level of lipids in their blood – a condition
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:17
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Risk of Heart Failure and Death After Prolonged Smoking Cessation: Role of Amount and Duration of Prior Smoking

After >15 years of smoking cessation, the risk of HF and death for most former smokers becomes similar to that of never-smokers. Although this benefit of smoking cessation is not extended to those with ≥32 pack-years of prior smoking, they have lower risk
Circulation: Heart Failure
added Jun 16, 2015 16:44
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Fifteen years after smokers quit, heart failure risk may fall to normal

But those who were heavy smokers – meaning at least a pack a day for 32 years or more - do still have an elevated risk, even after 15 years, which was a surprise, Ahmed told Reuters Health by email. “While all individuals who quit smoking will benefit f
Reuters
added Jun 16, 2015 16:42
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Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients

The patients who saw the images of their narrowed heart arteries were more likely to switch to a healthier diet, lose weight and stop smoking. They were also more likely to continue taking statins, which led to lower cholesterol levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2015 17:26
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[Europe] All forms of smoking detrimental to cardiac health

"Electronic cigarettes may be moderately effective in helping smokers quit, but they need the same marketing restrictions as cigarettes to avoid uptake by young people and non-smokers," said Professor Joep Perk. The ESC advocates regulation of electronic
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:40
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[Europe] All forms of smoking are bad for the heart

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) warn that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. ESC prevention spokesperson Professor Joep Perk said, "Smoking of all types is still, without any competition, the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular d
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:24
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