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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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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage from inhaling LEAD

First, they tested the levels of 15 different metals in the e-liquid dispensers where the substance is contained on the device and in the tank where the liquid is filtered to be heated and vaporized. They also measured the amount of levels in the heate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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Florida Jury Awards $806,000 To Plaintiff In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded $225,000 in punitive damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, bringing the total award to a widow whose husband died from coronary artery disease to $806,000 (Veda Bryant v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2015-CA-001691, Fla. Cir., 1st Jud., Escambia C
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 11, 2017 22:06
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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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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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