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Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71

He had had heart problems for many years....During the 2002 playoffs, he collapsed on a trip to North Carolina and was hospitalized with heart arrhythmia. He had been smoking five or six cigars a day and eating unhealthily. “I had become something I’d al
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2014 10:16
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[California] Secondhand marijuana smoke also bad for blood vessels

Breathing secondhand cigarette smoke damages blood and heart vessels — and so does marijuana smoke, UCSF scientists have found. When researchers exposed lab rats to 30 minutes of secondhand marijuana smoke, they saw a 70 percent decline in the function o
San Francisco Chronicle
added Nov 25, 2014 10:05
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Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say / Women who started smoking at a young age may be at increased risk for chronic, severe menstrual pain, a new study suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2014 12:03
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BASULTO: Why the dangers of secondhand smoke could change the innovation dynamics of the marijuana industry

We’re so focused on the potential economic benefits of a potential $40 billion annual business that we haven’t focused enough on the potential health risks. That’s where the latest research presented by the American Heart Association,
The Washington Post
added Nov 18, 2014 10:39
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AHA: Secondhand Pot Smoke Impairs Arterial Function in Rats

Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Note that this study found a decrease in flow-medi
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2014 10:31
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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 Nov 18, 2014 10:30
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VIDEO: Looking at Marijuana Secondhand Smoke and Vascular Health

Studying the affect of marjijuana secondhand smoke on rats Matthew Springer, PhD, from the University of California at San Francisco and his team compared the results to those of previous studies involving rats and tobacco smoke and saw some very noticab
HCPLive.com (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:33
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Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests

Both heart attack and asthma can result from continued exposure to smoking and poisons in the air, he said. "It's like jogging behind a bus," he said. Not smoking is the best thing you can do to prevent both heart attacks and asthma, Horovitz added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2014 18:18
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz

Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2014 18:17
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Secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels as much as tobacco smoke

blood vessel function in lab rats dropped 70 percent after 30 minutes of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke. Even when the marijuana contained no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — a compound in marijuana that produces intoxication — blood vessel function w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:15
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