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Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused by smoking. Including ailments people don’t know they have or didn't report, that number climbs to 14 million med
added Oct 14, 2014 11:36

Estimation of Cigarette Smoking–Attributable Morbidity in the United States [FREE ONLINE FIRST]

US adults have had approximately 14 million major medical conditions that were attributable to smoking. This figure is generally conservative owing to the existence of other diseases and medical events that were not included in these estimates. Cigarette
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:44

Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

"For each annual death, there are 15 to 20 people living with major disease caused by smoking," said senior study author Terry Pechacek ..."Smoking not only will kill you, it will damage your health and make your life worse."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2014 20:15

[Australia] Heart warning on quit-smoking drug

Australia's drug regulator says 24 heart attacks, five strokes and one mini-stroke have been associated with bupropion, which is also known as Zyban SR and Prexaton. In its most recent medicines safety update, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said i
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:48

Smoking cessation is associated with decreased mortality and improved amputation-free survival among patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease

Approximately one-third of active smokers with peripheral artery disease successfully quit smoking ≤1 year after lower extremity angiography. Patients who quit smoking have lower mortality and improved amputation-free survival compared with patients who
Journal of Vascular Surgery
added Oct 12, 2014 22:35

Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer

The authors of the new study expected that people with peripheral artery disease, or PAD, who stopped smoking would do better in the long run – but they didn’t expect the benefit to be as large as it was. PAD patients who continued to smoke were more th
added Oct 12, 2014 22:34

[Canada] Heart and Stroke Foundation wants federal regulation on e-cigarettes

The Heart and Stroke Foundation wants the federal government to regulate the burgeoning electronic cigarette market to restrict access to minors, prohibit advertising and ban them from public places. The Globe and Mail has learned the foundation will an
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:52

E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About

But it turns out e-cigarette vapors may be full of suspected lung irritants, chemicals with addictive properties that could contribute to heart troubles down the road, says Dr. Norman Edelman...Here’s the scoop on how this controversial device could impa
The Daily Beast
added Oct 6, 2014 10:14

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests. Middle-aged and older men were much less likely to have heart attacks over an average of 11 years if they drank moderately, didn't smoke and did ev
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 22:57

Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Alzheimer's Disease International: What's good for your heart is also good for your brain. More specifically, there is now "persuasive evidence that dementia risk...can be modified through reduction in tobacco use
added Sep 17, 2014 07:21
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