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Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death in Olmsted County, Minnesota, Before and After Smoke-Free Workplace Laws ONLINE FIRST

Conclusions A substantial decline in the incidence of MI was observed after smoke-free laws were implemented, the magnitude of which is not explained by community cointerventions or changes in cardiovascular risk factors with the exception of smoking pr
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 1, 2012 14:27
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Nationwide Study Examines Common Heart Procedures

Patients undergoing angioplasty, stent placement more likely to be overweight, smoke, have high blood pressure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 06:54
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Early Menopause May Double Heart Disease Risk, Study Says

Quitting smoking might help prolong menstruation, researchers suggest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 19, 2012 14:13
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Impact of smoking cessation on the risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage: a nationwide multicentre case control study

We have demonstrated that cigarette smoking increases the risk of SAH, but smoking cessation decreases the risk in a time dependent manner, although this beneficial effect may be diminished in previous heavy smokers. To forestall tragic SAH events, our
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
added Sep 6, 2012 07:04
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[Turkey] Passive smoking increases platelet activation in healthy people

"We have shown that 1 hour exposure to passive smoking increases platelet activation, which could be the mechanism by which it contributes to increased risk of thrombotic events in healthy people. It is likely that prolonged exposure to passive smoking co
added Sep 2, 2012 14:09
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[Korea - South] Smoking Cessation Lowers Risk of Brain Bleed

* Note that the risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage was still elevated in those who had been heavy smokers even after they quit compared with non-smokers.
MedPage Today
added Aug 30, 2012 10:21
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[Germany] Non-smokers benefit most from smoking ban

After implementation of such a smoking ban on 1 January 2008 in the metropolitan area of Bremen in northwest Germany (800,000 inhabitants) a 16% decline in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) was observed. STEMI is the severest form of myocardial i
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:02
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News Alert: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) June Highlights

Effects of Smoking on Bone and Joint Health / During cigarette use, hazardous gases and chemicals that can cause genetic mutations and the development of cancer are released into the bloodstream.
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2012 05:54
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[Australia, Finland] Parental smoking damaging children's arteries

Tasmania's Menzies Research Institute collected data from a Finnish and Australian study about the long-term health effects of passive smoking on children.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 23, 2012 04:21
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Today's Kids May Be Destined for Adult Heart Disease

Solution lies in instilling healthy habits, not adding medication, experts say
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 4, 2012 14:22
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