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VANDIVIER: Learning to Act on Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure to Limit Risk for Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

the present study emphasizes the need to allocate energy and resources to uncover the effects of SHS exposure and learn how to maximally implement these findings in patients to improve their health.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:36

[Utah] Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease... “For people who are in a home with a smoker, particularly children, the increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic problems is massive.” Benjamin Bikman
Deseret News
added Nov 4, 2014 07:10

Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Alzheimer's Disease International: What's good for your heart is also good for your brain. More specifically, there is now "persuasive evidence that dementia risk...can be modified through reduction in tobacco use
added Sep 17, 2014 07:21

Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update

There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates.
European Heart Journal
added Aug 20, 2014 09:31

Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks

The findings suggest that greater effort may be needed to control high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking among blacks, said Will.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2014 14:41

[UK] Fazeley Mayor's warning over dangers of smoking

Fazeley Mayor Simon Clements speaks out about the dangers of smoking after having a double heart bypass operation last week. "I SMOKED for 34 years, I worked 80-hour weeks. I had a penchant for burgers and I drank endless coffees and energy drinks to ke
The Tamworth Herald (uk)
added May 20, 2014 08:30

[Michigan] Smoke-Free Air Policies Seem to Protect the Heart

A new study on the impact of Michigan's statewide smoking ban adds to mounting evidence that policies prohibiting tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:35

[Ireland] Smoking ban has saved 'hundreds of lives'

HEALTH organisations have hailed the saving of "hundreds of lives" as the smoking ban marks its 10th anniversary today, with the number of smokers down by a quarter as a direct result. The Irish Cancer Society said the smoking ban was "a tipping point"
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:07

Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study

British researchers analyzed bone-healing stem cells in blood samples taken from the area of the fracture in 50 smokers and nonsmokers with broken legs. The bone-healing cells in nonsmokers were of better quality, were more active and divided more quick
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 22:07

No Need to Screen All Adults for Clogged Neck Arteries, Experts Say

screening should be reserved for patients at risk for the development of carotid artery blockage and stroke. That includes people over the age of 65 who are at high risk for "hardening of the arteries," with conditions such as ... a history of smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2014 23:13
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