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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19

[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39
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[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38

[Finland] Carotid plaque in adulthood after childhood exposure to parental smoking

“Exposure to parental smoking early in life has an irreversible effect on arterial health in adulthood,” state the investigators in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. However, “parents who are unable to give up smoking can nonetheless lessen th
added Apr 14, 2015 17:18

Secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels as much as tobacco smoke

Breathing secondhand marijuana smoke could damage your heart and blood vessels as much as secondhand cigarette smoke, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:37

GLANTZ: Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

My colleague in the Division of Cardiology Matt Springer and I just released this policy briefing on secondhand marijuana smoke exposure. These findings highlight the importance of including marijuana in smokefree laws as marijuana legalization continu
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:36

Young Women’s Hearts at Risk

signs that the disease, its precursors and its potentially fatal consequences are increasing among young women...while smoking has declined among older women, “young women are the ones still smoking,” Dr. Andersen said. Women on birth control pills who sm
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 13, 2015 10:04

Chile Joins Other Latin American Nations Shaken by Scandal

the doctor tells us we’re overweight, not exercising, maybe smoking too much.” “The doctor’s message,” Mr. Navia continued, “is that we’ll end up with a heart attack five years down the road if we don’t change our ways now.”
New York Times
added Apr 9, 2015 11:06

Shorter Stature May Pose Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Of course, the increased risk pales in comparison to that caused by smoking, which elevates the odds of getting heart disease by 200 to 300 percent.
New York Times
added Apr 8, 2015 23:59

HUSTEN: Mark Cuban Should Take The Cigar Out Of His Mouth And Stop Giving Health Advice

on his Twitter profile picture Cuban is smoking a cigar. I can guarantee that the negative health effects of cigars far outweigh any potential benefits of his incessant testing. This strikes me as a perfect example of the misplaced emphasis on a very smal
added Apr 3, 2015 12:36
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