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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
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[Asia] Tobacco use kills over 0.16m in Pakistan each year: Tarar

In Pakistan, tobacco use is a cause of death of around 160,100 persons every year, Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said on Thursday. “Tobacco use is an important factor for the development of coronary heart disease, strok
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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[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
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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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
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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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Fresh concerns raised about dangers of e-cigarettes: Study reveals the trendy gadgets may slow down your heart rate and cause a cardiac arrest

Aerosols found in the trendy gadgets led to bradycardia - which can be life-threatening and trigger a cardiac arrest - in mice, scientists discovered. The damage was similar to that of traditional cigarettes, which scientists have tried to coax the pub
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 04:25
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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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Ohio State study shows social smokers at same risk as daily tobacco users

A study of nearly 40,000 people by The Ohio State University shows that occasional smoking can be as much a threat to health as daily smoking. The study showed that occasional or ‘social’ smoking puts people at risk for cardiovascular disease just like
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Aug 15, 2017 17:17
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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