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Understanding Smoking’s Impact on Your Heart

Did you know: Smoking is a major cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and heart-related chest pain. CVD is the leading cause of all deaths in the United States, killing
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:35
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Non-communicable diseases / Russian roulette

Of the 56m people who died in 2012, infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola claimed 12.8m lives, but non-communicable diseases (NCDs) killed three times as many. Cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes together account for
The Economist
added Feb 15, 2015 19:17
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[UK] Will your JOB send you to an early grave? Millions say stress from work has driven them to eat junk, smoke, drink more alcohol and exercise less

Many feel their work life is leading them to eating a poor diet, preventing them from doing enough exercise and leading to excess drinking and smoking. The survey was carried out by the British Heart Foundation, which is now calling on employers to encou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:08
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[UK] VIDEO: Blood clots from smoking could cause strokes (related)

The horrifying consequences of smoking increasing the likelihood of blood clots and potential strokes is the focus of a new campaign from the Stroke Association UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:00
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[California] Smoking linked to breast, prostate cancer

Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
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U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, about 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, but that figure may be closer to 540,000, researchers from the American Cancer Society report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 11, 2015 22:28
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Smoking’s Health Toll Worse Than Previously Thought, Study Says

However bad you thought smoking was, it’s even worse. A new study adds at least five diseases and 60,000 deaths a year to the toll... The new findings are based on health data from nearly a million people who were followed for 10 years. In addition to t
New York Times
added Feb 11, 2015 17:45
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formally established as caused by smoking. These associations should be investigated further and, when appro
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:22
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Tobacco May Cause More Deaths than Currently Estimated

During the approximately 10 years the cohorts were followed, there were over 180,000 deaths. ... In particular, smoking was associated with at least a doubling of risk of death from several causes including renal failure, intestinal ischemia, hypertensive
American Cancer Society
added Feb 11, 2015 17:19
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Cigarette smoking and thinning of the brain’s cortex [FREE FULL TEXT]

Accounting for total amount of lifetime smoking, the cortex of subjects who stopped smoking seems to have partially recovered for each year without smoking. However, it took ~25 years for complete cortical recovery in affected areas for those at the mean
Molecular Psychiatry
added Feb 11, 2015 07:45
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