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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26

[California] HEALTH ADVISORY – January 28, 2015 / Electronic Cigarettes: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for Health Care Professionals (PDF)

This health advisory seeks to inform health care professionals of the public health risks posed by the marketing, sale and use of electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes) especially to children and young people.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2015 23:54

[Asia-pacific] Chronic Diseases Are Killing More in Poorer Countries

Deaths from chronic diseases have risen by more than 50 percent in low- and middle-income countries over the past two decades, according to the report, by the Council on Foreign Relations...more exposure to health risks, such as...lax antismoking laws
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 12:47

BASULTO: Why the dangers of secondhand smoke could change the innovation dynamics of the marijuana industry

We’re so focused on the potential economic benefits of a potential $40 billion annual business that we haven’t focused enough on the potential health risks. That’s where the latest research presented by the American Heart Association,
Washington Post
added Nov 18, 2014 10:39

AHA: Secondhand Pot Smoke Impairs Arterial Function in Rats

Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Note that this study found a decrease in flow-medi
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2014 10:31

[Asia, Korea - South] Smokers more vulnerable to Raynaud’s phenomenon

Smokers are more vulnerable to Raynaud’s phenomenon, a discoloration of one’s fingers and toes because of excessively reduced blood flow in response to cold weather or emotional stress, according to neurologist Park Gi-deok of the Ewha Womans University
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2014 18:12

Patients Should Share Accountability for Own Health

For instance, a strong program of cardiac rehabilitation after heart attack may be more helpful in encouraging the patient to stop smoking. "If the payer has paid for this program, it will increase the likelihood you will quit," Peterson said.
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2014 09:01

Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Hospitalized Nonsmokers With Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study make a strong case for the need to address SHS exposure more effectively in inpatient cardiology practice. Nonsmokers who were hospitalized with CHD were rarely screened for SHS exposure or advised to avoid it, even though 15.4%
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Nov 10, 2014 23:35

Docs should ask heart patients about secondhand smoke: study

Not all heart disease patients know that secondhand smoke is bad for them – and not all doctors are asking them if they live with a smoker, according to a new study. “Physicians have not been trained to ask patients routinely about secondhand smoke expos
added Nov 10, 2014 23:34

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

The study showed smokers were more likely to have anxiety after a heart attack than former smokers and those who never smoked. But there was no link between smoking and increased risk of depression after a heart attack, the researchers said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2014 14:09
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