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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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[Florida] Jury Awards $6M To WWII Hero's Widow In Engle Case ($$)

The jury decided Thursday that RJR was not responsible for Fox's death, but that Fox suffered $6 million worth of damages from smoking-related injuries like pain, suffering, mental anguish and a decrease in his ability to enjoy life. It assigned 50 perce
Law360
added Feb 24, 2017 17:49
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GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs have fast and substantial effects on arteries keeps piling up

immediate increase in the amount of endothelial progenitor cells (EPS)...These effects are comparable in magnitude, but faster than the effects of smoking a cigarette...important because they are fast and because cardiovascular and metabolic disease kill
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2016 16:38
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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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Teens Trying Alternative Tobacco Products a Disturbing Trend, Says American Heart Association

“This new survey should put the FDA on high alert. With more teens turning to alternative tobacco products, the need for a final deeming rule has become ever more urgent. While the downward trend in teen cigarette smoking is a wonderful victory, this su
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 24, 2015 04:17
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SIEGEL: New Research Suggests that Anti-Smoking Groups' Propaganda About Electronic Cigarettes' Harms is Causing Tragic Consequences

Nearly one-third of smokers who discontinued e-cigarette use and returned to exclusive smoking listed concern over the health effects of vaping as a very important reason for stopping e-cigarette use....despite the propaganda being disseminated by many an
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 25, 2014 00:28
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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[UK] Measuring the acute cardiovascular effects of shisha smoking: a cross-sectional study

The acute heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels were seen to rise significantly after smoking shisha. The weak correlation between carbon monoxide levels and the other variables suggests that carbon monoxide levels had not contributed to t
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:28
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'Smoker's Paradox' Seen in Cardiac Arrest Data

* Smoking is associated with improved survival as well as good neurologic outcome in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest, a study found. * The improved survival and good outcome in smokers persisted after adjustment fo
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2013 08:30
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[Colorado, Pennsylvania] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Glantz argues that lawmakers who say they are concerned about costs ought to read the research. "A heart attack is a lot of money," he said, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 15, 2013 10:13
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