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Health Tip: Smokeless Tobacco Isn't Safe Either

Increases risk of cancer, ACS says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 10, 2012 11:34
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[UK] Heavy smoker who 'died' from massive heart attack has turned his life around

Former Army bombardier Steve Furse, aged 54, used to smoke 60 a day, was overweight and inactive.
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jul 23, 2012 02:56
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[Canada] Calgary heart attack rates plummeted after public smoking ban implemented

The rate of cardiac arrests in Calgary fell suddenly and steeply following the introduction of public smoking bans a decade ago, states provincial health care data. Emergency department visits due to heart attacks in Calgary went from 154.8 per 100,000
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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Quantitative study of aldehyde content in electronic cigarettes

They used a new method for trapping reactive carbonyls that are then subsequently stabilized using an oximation reaction. They found that newer devices produced more harmful aldehydes than first generation e-cigarettes. Their work appears in ACS Omega. E
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Apr 18, 2017 15:58
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A cross sectional study reveals an association between electronic cigarette use and myocardial infarction

Our findings indicate that Electronic cigarette use, when adjusted for other risk factors, is associated with a 42 % increased odds of myocardial infarction. This increase in odds is consistent regardless of traditional cigarette smoking history. More st
George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and
added Mar 28, 2017 16:15
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Prenatal Exposure to Snus Alters Heart Rate Variability in the Infant

The results indicate that smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) affects the developing autonomic nervous system during gestation. Even if exposure is interrupted during the first or second trimester, effects in autonomic cardiac regulation are seen in the 1–2
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:42
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[California] New evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

found that 23 study participants who were habitual users of e-cigarettes were more likely to have signs of two heart risk factors than 19 other participants who did not use e-cigarettes. The risk factors were oxidative stress, which hampers the body’s ab
University of California, Berkeley
added Feb 16, 2017 00:27
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EDITORIAL: Are Electronic Cigarette Users at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?

proponents of e-cigarettes argue that many of the harmful health outcomes of combustible cigarettes, such as lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease, are unlikely to be associated with long-term e-cigarette use. Indeed, Public Health England has declare
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 5, 2017 15:21
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[Germany] Glass of wine before smoking cigarette 'can prevent damage'

The vino contains chemicals that protect against short-term damage to the lining of blood vessels..."The aim of our study was to investigate the acute vascular effects of red wine consumption prior to 'occasional lifestyle smoking' in healthy individuals
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:10
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