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[Canada] Heart and Stroke Foundation wants federal regulation on e-cigarettes

The Heart and Stroke Foundation wants the federal government to regulate the burgeoning electronic cigarette market to restrict access to minors, prohibit advertising and ban them from public places. The Globe and Mail has learned the foundation will an
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:52

[Missouri] Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

Cardiology chief Michael Lim at Saint Louis University Hospital says just because tobacco cigarettes are so bad for you, it’s wrong to take that leap of faith to believe e-cigarettes are any better. “However, I think there’s a significant role—several of
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added May 2, 2014 21:01

Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22

[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29

Preventing Chronic Disease | Trends in Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Blood Lead Levels Among Youths and Adults in the United States: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2008 (PDF)

Youths with secondhand smoke exposure had blood lead levels suggestive of the potential for adverse cognitive outcomes. Despite remediation efforts in housing and the environment and declining smoking rates and secondhand smoke exposure in the United Stat
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 23, 2013 23:24

The Cost of LIGHTING UP / A Closer Look at Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)

According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42

Should Clinicians Encourage Smoking Cessation for Every Patient Who Smokes?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Mar 13, 2013 11:47

[UK] The Behind the Headlines' Top Five of Top Fives - National Health

The top five ‘Good work sir!’ stories of the year ... Just a single cigarette a day 'linked' to sudden death These researchers were in it for the long-haul. Over 100,000 women followed over the course of 30 years showed us that there is no such thing a
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 1, 2013 13:27

Smoking Bans Linked To Lower Hospitalizations For Heart Attacks And Lung Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries

We investigated the association between smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants, and bars passed throughout the United States during 1991–2008 and hospital admissions . .. Risk-adjusted hospital admission rates for acute myocardial infarction fell
Health Affairs (ca)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:23

[Philippines] CVD patients getting younger due to smoking, says expert

A group of cardiologists has sounded the alarm over the possible epidemic of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and stroke among young Filipinos in the near future because of smoking. Dr. Saturnino Javier, president of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA),
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:37
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