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8 Easy, Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

“Smoking is associated with virtually all diabetes complications,” Dr. Lenhard said,...“Cigarette smokers with diabetes are virtually certain to get cardiovascular disease,” ... And e-cigarettes or vaping? We just don’t have the evidence yet on their toxi
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2018 12:27
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[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
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes and cancer: If you ask the wrong question you get the wrong answer

cardiovascular and metabolic disease and non-cancer pulmonary disease. The evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes pose substantial risks for these outcomes, particularly because of the ultrafine particles they deliver. The important question that n
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:07
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What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41
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GLANTZ: First evidence that e-cig use increases heart attacks, independent of the effect of smoking cigarettes

Using the National Health Interview Survey (NIHS), a large national survey done in the US, Nardos Temesgen and colleagues at George Washington University, found that the odds of a heart attack increased by 42% among people who used e-cigarettes. Thi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 31, 2017 02:02
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MINTON: The Truth About Vaping

If public-health advocates and researchers truly want to improve public health, they should quit their campaign of misinformation and scare-mongering and let consumers decide for themselves if vaping is worth the risk.
RealClearPolicy
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13
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How Smoking Causes Heartaches

Dr. Wilson Nadruz Jr. from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and colleagues studied nearly 4600 participants..."...active smoking is associated with subtle alterations in [left ventricle] structure and function, which might help explain the higher r
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:59
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