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Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study

His own research has hinted at links between the skin condition known as eczema, unhealthy life choices such as less physical activity and smoking, and heart disease risk factors. The new study aims to understand whether similar connections might exist in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2015 20:04
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WIEDERMANN: Did Your Mother Smoke When She Was Pregnant With You? - Recall and Other Bias in Cross-Sectional Surveys

Whenever I see a survey study, my antennae always perk up looking for sources of bias, which are inevitable when we ask our subjects to self-report any behavior, much less behaviors that occurred decades ago and even prior to their own birth! I was pleas
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Dec 8, 2015 16:28
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Fewer Americans are dying of heart disease, cancer and stroke than ever before amid plunging mortality rates for killer conditions

'Notably, the years-of-potential-life lost rate from cancer has been decreasing since 1969, preceding the decline in cancer death rates by about 20 years. 'This may reflect the importance of smoking cessation in substantially reducing premature mortality
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:45
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People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 29, 2015 12:49
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[Asia] Heart and respiratory diseases are India's biggest killers

Heart and respiratory diseases have gradually become silent killers for Indians, according to the recent Global Burden of Disease Study. High blood pressure, pollution, smoking and alcohol, have become risk factors that will further cut the life-expectan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:04
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Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Higher-earning black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites...What's going on? For one thing, blacks had more risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and diabetes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 15, 2015 11:30
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[UK] Huge increase in life expectancy: Britons now live average of 5.4 years longer than in 1990 - but only if they are wealthy

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 10:40
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Relation of Smoking with Total Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Patients with Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

—Active smoking is associated with significantly increased risks of total mortality and cardiovascular events among diabetic patients, while smoking cessation was associated with reduced risks compared to current smoking. The findings provide strong evide
Circulation
added Sep 10, 2015 10:33
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and lung cancer in smokers

Conclusions: Smokers should be aware of two screening tests that are now covered by private insurances and Medicare to reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Guidelines are noted above.
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Sep 10, 2015 09:28
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Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

the target diseases ended up being even greater than the years lost in life expectancy among lifelong smokers and HIV patients. Smokers and people with HIV have been found to lose about 10 to 11 years of life expectancy, the study authors said
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:24
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