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Smoking in the White House: Dick Cheney recalls days of free cigarettes from tobacco companies

While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Apr 22, 2014 14:26
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[Australia] Smoking linked to higher risk of heart disease in teen girls

Teenage girls who smoke or take the oral contraceptive pill are at greater risk of heart disease than boys who smoke, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia. Their study, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, found higher l
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 9, 2014 07:16
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Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22
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[India] Smokers may show heart disease much younger than nonsmokers

A smoker's coronary artery disease is likely to be as advanced as that of a non-smoker who is 10 years older when both show up at the hospital with a heart attack, according to a new study. Researchers looked at nearly 14,000 patients hospitalized with b
Financial Express (in)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:20
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Brief Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Reversibly Impairs Endothelial Vasodilatory Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Brief SHS exposure at real-world levels reversibly impairs FMD. Even 1min of SHS exposure can cause reduction of endothelial function.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 30, 2014 05:53
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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

A new study finds that hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke dipped slightly in Michigan after the state cracked down on smoking in bars and restaurants. But researchers can't say whether the smoking ban was directly responsible for the drop in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:42
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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Air Policies Seem to Protect the Heart

A new study on the impact of Michigan's statewide smoking ban adds to mounting evidence that policies prohibiting tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:35
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Pollution is world's biggest killer, overtaking heart disease and even smoking ...

Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of all global deaths in 2012
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:14
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[Ireland] Depressed smokers 'less likely' to quit

Patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) who have depressive symptoms are significantly less likely to quit smoking than their non-depressed counterparts, notwithstanding that cessation is crucial for them. This may have implications for cardiovascular
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:14
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[Ireland] Heart attacks fall by 10% as a result of workplace smoking ban

On the 10-year anniversary of the Workplace Smoking Ban (24th March), the Irish Heart Foundation is celebrating the more than 10% reduction in Irish heart attack rates which followed the ban's introduction. Irish research shows that in the year following
Waterford Today (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:23
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