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[Tennessee] Editorial: Study shows smoke-free laws are improving people's health

When Tennessee joined most other states five years ago with a law to limit public places where people can smoke, it was criticized in some quarters as government intruding into people’s personal behavior and private activities. Now we can report that suc
Sevierville (TN) Mountain Press
added Nov 5, 2012 04:32

Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law

Implementation of the tobacco control law would produce significant public health benefits in Argentina. Strong advocacy is needed at national and international levels to get this law implemented throughout Argentina.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:30

Health Tip: Smokeless Tobacco Isn't Safe Either

Increases risk of cancer, ACS says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 10, 2012 11:34

[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

Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke

"It's hard to find a part of the body not affected by it," Foulds said in a college news release. Besides its link to lung cancer, smoking is also tied to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other types of cancers, the news release noted. As for lung ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2018 20:12

[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14

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 (
added Apr 18, 2017 15:58

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

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

[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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