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Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC

Between 2002-03 and 2012-13, the rate of cigarette smoking among adults ages 55-64 fell from nearly 20 percent to just over 18 percent. However, high rates of smoking still afflict the poor, with rates three times higher among those living well below the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 6, 2015 20:04

[California] John Ambrose: Raise cigarette taxes and end the tobacco menace

As a cardiologist, I see the effects of chronic smoking on a regular basis... Why has society become so complacent about smoking and its detrimental effects? Perhaps, even more disturbing to me is why has the medical community allowed this to continue an
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 5, 2015 12:31

Austrian man suffers heart attack during smoking ban protest

A man demonstrating against a proposed smoking ban in Austria was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. Die-hard smokers and their supporters had gathered outside the Austrian parliament in Vienna to protest against the ban, which will
New York Daily News
added May 4, 2015 19:05

Even older smokers may reduce death risk by quitting

Researchers analyzed data on more than half a million people age 60 and older in 23 countries... “We were surprised how clearly and swiftly the risk decreased after quitting smoking,” lead study author Dr. Ute Mons, a scientist at the German Cancer Resea
added May 1, 2015 12:28

[Europe] COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

said that even though the study can't prove that COPD helps trigger sudden cardiac death, the European findings aren't surprising. "Many patients who have COPD are or were smokers, and smoking is the number one cause of heart disease," said Dr. Len Horov
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 29, 2015 13:23
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Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

similarity of the chemical composition of secondhand smoke from tobacco and marijuana, along with our observation that both kinds of smoke can impair blood vessel function, indicate that marijuana secondhand smoke is not harmless and that legal limitation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:50

Health Tip: Smoking Affects Your Heart

Smoking can lead to cell and tissue damage throughout your body, and experts say your heart isn't spared. The U.S. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says smoking can: * Decrease the blood's ability to carry oxygen.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 27, 2015 09:30

A retrospective analysis of the association between tobacco smoking and deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in the Kassena-Nankana districts of Northern Ghana

we identified a strong relationship between tobacco use and deaths from respiratory diseases, but not an association with deaths from cardiovascular diseases. Our findings highlight the need to make appropriate health interventions to control tobacco use
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:50

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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