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Tobacco Use Boosts Cost of Artery Disease Tx

In the first large study to examine the impact of tobacco use on outcomes and medical costs in a PAD population, nearly half (49%) of smokers with PAD were hospitalized over the course of a year, and this hospitalization rate was 35% higher than that see
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:17

[Asia, India] Kerala smokers spend Rs.226 crore on heart ailments

The report is based on a one-year study on 'Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in India' conducted by the Public Health Foundation of India with support from the union ministry of health and family welfare, and the World Health Organization.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:48
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[Minnesota] Tobacco’s Cost Impact for Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

Conclusions: The authors concluded that tobacco use in PAD patients is associated with substantial increases in PAD-related hospitalizations and significantly greater costs.
American College of Cardiology
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33

[Minnesota] Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease

significantly increases medical costs among people with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...researchers analyzed 2011 health insurance claims data from more than 22,000 PAD patients in Minnesota, and found that annual per-patient health care costs were $18,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 28, 2015 16:59

[UK] British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use and the numbers of people who are overweight or obese, which are among the major risk factors for early death, remain “alarmingly high” across Europe. It said: “The European region has the highest levels of alco
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:50

Califf Nomination for FDA Chief Gets Mostly High Marks / But ties with industry may be an issue

he is currently serving as FDA's deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco...his ties to the pharmaceutical industry. "His very close ties to industry [are] his greatest weakness from a public health point of view," Diana Zuckerman, PhD, presi
MedPage Today
added Sep 17, 2015 11:35

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Higher-earning black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites...What's going on? For one thing, blacks had more risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and diabetes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 15, 2015 11:30

[UK] Huge increase in life expectancy: Britons now live average of 5.4 years longer than in 1990 - but only if they are wealthy

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 10:40

[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Dementia

smokers have a 50 per cent greater chance of developing dementia than those who have never smoked....the tobacco industry ... influenced a number of studies examining smoking and mental health disorders.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:40

Salt, sex and booze: lifestyle killers on the rise

The number of people worldwide whose deaths were tied to avoidable health risks like high blood pressure and smoking has shot up by almost 23 percent...Smoking was the number two danger for men, leading to 4.4 million deaths in 2013. For women the number
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2015 02:19
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