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[Canada] Smoking abstinence 1 year after acute coronary syndrome: follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of varenicline in patients admitted to hospital

Varenicline was efficacious for smoking cessation in this high-risk patient population. However, 60% of patients who received treatment with varenicline still returned to smoking.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:02
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROBERT A. GORE, SR, Appellee (PDF)

To the extent the defendants now suggest on appeal that Dr. Proctor’s testimony went beyond a historical opinion and ventured into a scientific opinion (i.e., that adding ammonia to cigarettes increases their addictiveness), the defendants failed to p
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 15, 2018 21:32
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[Florida] Link Between Tobacco Messaging and Smoker's Heart Disease Debated, as Trial Against Philip Morris Opens

Attorneys last week debated what role, if any, nicotine addiction and tobacco marketing played in a Florida man’s death from complications related to heart disease, as trial began against Philip Morris. Bryant v. Philip Morris, 2015CA001691.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:45
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[UK] Horrifying graphics reveal how smoking REALLY affects the body, from stomach ulcers and acne to infertility and problems in the bedroom...

online clinic HealthExpress.co.uk has created an online tool which shows the grim effects of smoking on the body. From yellow skin and brittle nails to bowel disease and blocked blood vessels in the legs, the images reveal the ghastly result of an addicti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:59
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[Florida] Tampa jury awards amputee $17.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

Donna Brown of Jacksonville started smoking cigarettes in high school... This week, a Tampa jury decided tobacco giant Philip Morris USA owes the 64-year-old woman nearly $17.3 million for causing her disease and for hiding facts about the perils and addi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:24
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51
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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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SIEGEL: Meta-Analysis of Smoking Ban and Heart Attack Studies Seems to Have Cherry-Picked Its Data, Excluding the Second Largest Study Because It Failed to Find an Effect

the real reason for the exclusion of the Rodu study was that it showed negative results among a systematic sample of large populations. The study is fatal to the notion that smoking bans produce dramatic, immediate, and measurable reductions in heart att
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:05
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Health Tip: Smokeless Tobacco Isn't Safe Either

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