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New restrictions make Canada the global leader of the pack for tobacco control

Heart & Stroke is thrilled to see robust regulations for plain and standardized packaging on all tobacco products. These measures are considered the strongest and most comprehensive in the world. "We applaud the federal government for its decisive action
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:11
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The 16 Deadliest Health Sins You Could Ever Commit

Tobacco makes the risk of lung cancer and heart attack soar, but that's only the beginning. “Smoking is the most destructive habit when it comes to lung health,” says geriatrician Robert Stall, MD, of Buffalo, New York. “It triggers conditions like emphys
Reader's Digest
added May 18, 2018 16:37
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AHA: Smoke-Free Laws Do Seem to Help Young Adults' Hearts

Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among a group of young adults who were followed over a 20-year span. The study findings are consistent with pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2018 19:17
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Smoking linked to irregular heart rate

Smoking and alcohol consumption increase lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal
The Health Site (in)
added May 3, 2018 02:49
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Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Raises MI, Stroke Risk

Smokers who light up just once a day have a significantly increased risk for heart disease and stroke, equivalent to about half the excess risk seen in heavy smokers, researchers report. Their meta-analysis of 141 prospective cohort studies conducted in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2018 04:13
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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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[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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