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Quitting Smoking Gradually May Be Best Option

12 hours after a person’s last cigarette, the oxygen uptake and blood flow in the quitter’s brain decreases significantly... Because of this, the researchers suggest that a gradual cutting back on smoking may be the best choice to avoid the severe effects
Psych Central
added Jan 30, 2015 14:31
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Myocardial infarction among Danish HIV-infected individuals: Population attributable fractions associated with smoking

Smoking is associated with a higher risk of MI in the HIV-infected population than in the background population. Almost 3 of 4 MIs among HIV-infected individuals are associated with ever smoking compared to only 1 of 4 MIs among population controls. Smoki
Clinical Infectious Diseases
added Jan 29, 2015 10:52
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[Denmark] Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV

People living with HIV who smoke have an almost three-fold greater risk of heart attack than HIV-negative smokers, according to Danish data published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study suggests that smoking drives the larger
aidsmap (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:50
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[California] HEALTH ADVISORY – January 28, 2015 / Electronic Cigarettes: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for Health Care Professionals (PDF)

This health advisory seeks to inform health care professionals of the public health risks posed by the marketing, sale and use of electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes) especially to children and young people.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2015 23:54
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[Florida] Philip Morris On Hook For $17M In Year's 1st Engle Verdict ($$)

Florida resident Donna Brown won $17.2 million in compensatory punitive damages from the jury in Jacksonville on Wednesday, after claiming that her cigarette smoking caused a serious blood-vessel condition that required her to have several surgeries,
Law360
added Jan 26, 2015 16:57
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[Florida] Tampa jury awards amputee $17.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

Donna Brown of Jacksonville started smoking cigarettes in high school... This week, a Tampa jury decided tobacco giant Philip Morris USA owes the 64-year-old woman nearly $17.3 million for causing her disease and for hiding facts about the perils and addi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:24
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Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

found that people with eczema smoke and drink more, are more likely to be obese and are less likely to exercise...also suggest that eczema itself may increase the risk for heart disease and stroke, possibly from the effects of chronic inflammation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, Taiwan] Young heart attack survivor blames 20 years of heavy smoking for illness

A doctor said a 38-year-old woman who survived a heart attack that nearly killed her had an epiphany — that the nicotine and tar she inhaled by smoking more than 150,000 cigarettes over 20 years could have been a deciding factor in her illness.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:13
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Women smokers may have same risk for deadly aneurysm as men

Women who smoke cigarettes are just as likely as men to develop potentially fatal aneurysms in the main artery leading from the heart, according to a recent study.
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2015 20:41
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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