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National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study

National smoking bans appear to be reducing the health harms caused by secondhand smoke, especially heart disease. That's the finding of researchers who reviewed 77 studies in 21 countries, including the United States and Canada.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 18:10
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Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke

Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24
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[UK] Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

British scientists found the negative health effects of air pollution -- such as a higher risk of lung and heart disease -- can persist for more than 30 years. The study authors suggested that more research into the long-term health effects of air pollu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Wisconsin] February is American Heart Month

• Don’t smoke and avoid secondhand smoke: Smokers are at a much higher risk for developing heart disease than nonsmokers. Smoking is a major cause of coronary heart disease and several other chronic conditions. Even being exposed to secondhand smoke can
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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Many cancer survivors face increased risk of heart disease

Cancer survivors were also slightly more prone to... a history of smoking (33 percent versus 21 percent).
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2016 21:16
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[Brazil] Smoking Tied to Chronic Damage, Morbidity in SLE

Exposure to smoking in any form appeared to contribute to cumulative organ damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), although more research is needed to confirm this, Brazilian researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 20:37
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Cochrane Review: Smoking Bans Appear to Improve Health Outcomes

Smoking bans aimed at reducing secondhand smoke exposure appear to have a positive impact on cardiovascular disease rates and outcomes across the globe, according to an updated Cochrane review of 77 observational studies from 21 countries.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 18:09
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[Ireland] Smoking bans reduce passive smoke harm / Irish team carried out extensive research

Ireland became the first country in the world to ban indoor smoking in all public places in 2004. Since then, a number of other countries, regions and states have followed suit, banning smoking in public places and work places. The main reason for these
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Feb 4, 2016 13:06
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Cochrane Review: Smoking Bans Appear to Improve Health Outcomes

Smoking bans aimed at reducing secondhand smoke exposure appear to have a positive impact on cardiovascular disease rates and outcomes across the globe, according to an updated Cochrane review of 77 observational studies from 21 countries.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 13:05
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
The Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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