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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17

Quitting smoking drops heart attack risk to levels of never smokers

Both active smokers and past smokers had a higher prevalence of severely blocked coronary arteries compared to non-smokers. This was determined using coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA), a non-invasive imaging technique that enables direct v
added Sep 3, 2013 02:59

[Texas] Kidd Kraddick, RIP: Smoking may have led to heart disease, Dallas cardiologist says | Health Blog

Everyone is reeling at the sudden death of beloved Dallas radio personality Kidd Kraddick at 53, including Dr. Jeffrey Schussler, an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and profe
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 30, 2013 04:51

[Finland] Supplements do not offer protection to smokers

A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23

[Jamaica] 'Pass tobacco control laws now' - Barton

Professor Everard Barton, chief of nephrology at the University Hospital of the West Indies, and chairman of Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, has called on the Government to make haste in passing tobacco-control legislation. Barton, speaking during a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:39

Stale Secondhand Smoke Impairs Lung Function

Exposure to "aged" secondhand smoke – even to a small amount and even for a brief time – impairs endothelial function, according to a report in the May 22 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Family Practice News
added May 14, 2012 20:13

Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

study of nearly 70,000 people found that heightened heart attack risk for e-cigarettes is on top of the effects of conventional cigarettes,...Together they lead to five times the non-smoking heart attack risk in those who use both conventional cigarettes
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:40

[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21

E-cigarette smoke damages DNA and reduces repair activity in mouse lung, heart, and bladder as well as in human lung and bladder cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that nicotine nitrosation occurs in vivo in mice and that E-cigarette smoke is carcinogenic to the murine lung and bladder and harmful to the murine heart. It is therefore possible that E-cigarette smoke may contribute to lung and bladder
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Jan 30, 2018 03:41

Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA mulls approval

Tobacco control researcher Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., is publicly urging the FDA to deny Philip Morris’s application. He said a close reading of the company’s FDA application shows no detectable difference between the health effects of IQOS and regular cigar
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:11
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