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Smoke-Free Policies May Significantly Improve Heart Health

Prohibiting tobacco smoking in public workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session.
Nature World News
added Apr 26, 2014 11:43
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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
DailyRx
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57
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Smoking Hookah Could Give You Heart Disease And Cancer

Smoking tobacco through water doesn’t necessarily filter out any of these toxins that can damage the lungs and heart. “The cooled and sweetened flavor of hookah tobacco makes it more enticing to kids and they falsely believe it’s less harmful,” Tracey E.
Medical Daily
added Feb 25, 2014 13:16
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[UK] Quit smoking adverts highlight toxic risk to brain

A new public health campaign in England is highlighting the toxic damage tobacco smoke does to vital organs such as the brain, as well as the lungs. The TV adverts warn how smoke makes blood "dirty and thick with toxins" which then circulate in the body
BBC Online
added Dec 30, 2013 12:45
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Effectiveness of Electronic Aids for Smoking Cessation

Preliminary evidence suggests that e-cigarettes are likely much safer than regular cigarettes and are helpful to some smokers as a means of reducing or quitting smoking. Questions, however, still remain as to how they will affect overall public health—if
Springer Science+Business Media
added Dec 23, 2013 11:00
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Comparison of the Cytotoxic Potential of Cigarette Smoke and Electronic Cigarette Vapour Extract on Cultured Myocardial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: This study indicates that some EC samples have cytotoxic properties on cultured cardiomyoblasts, associated with the production process and materials used in flavourings. However, all EC vapour extracts were significantly less cytotoxic co
MDPI AG (ch)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:14
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[France, Greece] CIGARETTE ÉLECTRONIQUE “VAPOTER N'EST PAS NOCIF POUR LE CŒUR” [ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE "VAPOR IS NOT HARMFUL TO THE HEART"]

Konstantinos Farsalinos , cardiologist at the Onassis Cardiac Center (Athens) surgery, is actively engaged in research on the safety and risks of electronic cigarette. While he has just presented the first study of its effects on the heart , the electron
Paris Match (fr)
added Sep 9, 2013 13:59
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

likely associated with increased smoking initiation by youth and young adults. Further, the data indicate that menthol in cigarettes is likely associated with greater addiction. Menthol smokers show greater signs of nicotine dependence and are less lik
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 23, 2013 12:13
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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