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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

How Smoking Causes Heartaches

Dr. Wilson Nadruz Jr. from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and colleagues studied nearly 4600 participants..." 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

Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco? Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

Smoking pot might harm your heart health and that of the people around you -- perhaps even more than cigarettes, a new animal study suggests. Lab rats experienced a severe reduction in their blood vessel function after a minute's exposure to secondhand
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2016 21:14

[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18

Electronic cigarette exposure triggers neutrophil inflammatory responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Neutrophils were exposed to e-cig vapour extract (ECVE)... ECVE causes a pro-inflammatory response from human neutrophils. This raises concerns over the safety of e-cig use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:43

What's most likely to kill you in each decade of your life? Fascinating graph reveals all...

Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer diseases – including cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and lung cancer. The World Health Organisation estimates that tobacco use is responsible for the death of about 1
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2016 18:24

A systematic review of the health risks from passive exposure to electronic cigarette vapour (PDF)

Our review found that the absolute impact from passive exposure to EC vapour has the potential to lead to adverse health effects. The risk from being passively exposed to EC vapour is likely to be less than the risk from passive exposure to conventiona
Sax Institute (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 05:23

PREVENTING DISEASE THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS A global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 15, 2016 20:35

Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45

The Most Distinctive Causes of Death by State, 2001-2010

Some of the findings make intuitive sense (influenza in some northern states, pneumoconioses in coal-mining states, air and water accidents in Alaska and Idaho), while the explanations for others are less immediately apparent (septicemia in New Jersey, de
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 18, 2015 11:28
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