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[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03

Trends in risk factors for coronary heart disease in the Netherlands [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results demonstrated favourable trends in smoking (except in older women) ... Four out of six risk factors for CHD showed a favourable or stable trend.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:06

[Ireland] Smoking dialysis patients less likely to get kidney transplant

Dialysis patients who smoke have a lower life expectancy and are less likely to get a kidney transplant, a new study from the University of Limerick shows... Smoker patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease were found to have the smallest chan
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:25

One Minute of Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Impairs Cardiovascular Function

One minute of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by UC San Francisco rese
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:09

[Sweden] Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life

There were some key differences among the participants in each of the three groups based on exercise abilities. Men in the “low” aerobic capacity group had higher average blood pressure, were more likely to smoke and tended to also be more sedentary than
added Jul 27, 2016 13:16

[UK] Thousands are dying as 85% of heart attack victims are denied the best care: Only one in seven patients were offered all the advice and treatments recommended by the NHS

More than half were not put under the care of a specialist and the majority were not even given basic advice to lose weight or give up smoking. The ten-year study also uncovered a stark postcode lottery with residents in some areas of England twice as l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:40

Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26

Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul

epigenetics, which describes modifications to the genome that can be passed on to future cells... Smoking, for example, triggers a boom in immature blood cells, which carry epigenetic marks different from those of other cell types in the blood.
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2016 19:09

[USA] Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries.

. Being a lone working mother predicted a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and smoking among American women, and smoking for European women.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18

[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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