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[Florida] Chemical Found in Cigarette Smoke Causes Heart Disease

A chemical found in cigarette smoke lowers "good" cholesterol, which in turn increases the risk of developing heart disease. University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville researchers have found that benzo(a)pyrene (BaP), a toxic compound in cig
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 2, 2012 12:48
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[California] Sage Stallone's coronary disease may be tied to smoking

Sage Stallone, the son of Sylvester Stallone, died of coronary artery disease, and coroner's officials said his smoking might have played a role. Coroner Chief Craig Harvey said Sage Stallone had a history of being a heavy smoker, but his family said the
Los Angeles Times blogs
added Aug 31, 2012 11:49
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Secondhand smoke exposure predicted chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other tobacco related mortality in a 17-years cohort study in China

Conclusions: This study has shown dose response relationships between SHS and major tobacco related mortality, and provided new evidence to support causation for COPD and ischemic stroke.
Chest
added Jun 14, 2012 21:25
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Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

study of nearly 70,000 people found that heightened heart attack risk for e-cigarettes is on top of the effects of conventional cigarettes,...Together they lead to five times the non-smoking heart attack risk in those who use both conventional cigarettes
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:40
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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Impact of Electronic Cigarettes on the Cardiovascular System [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is increasing evidence that short term e‐cigarette exposure exerts deleterious effects on multiple biological systems, but the mechanism by which these effects occur is presently unknown. While the long‐term effects have not yet been studied, one ca
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Sep 20, 2017 23:00
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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Like smoking tobacco, vaping may increase risk of heart disease

E-cigarette users were found to exhibit physiological effects not present in the nonusers, such as abnormalities in cardiovascular function that included higher oxidative stress levels and levels of adrenaline in the heart, an effect known as increased ca
Washington Post
added Feb 20, 2017 15:34
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Electronic cigarettes increase endothelial progenitor cells in the blood of healthy volunteers.

ten puffs of e-cigarette vapor inhalation caused an increase in EPCs. This increase was of the same magnitude as following smoking of one traditional cigarette, as we previously demonstrated. Taken together, these results may represent signs of possible v
Atherosclerosis
added Dec 5, 2016 02:32
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[UK] E-cigs: The incendiary truth... Just 10 puffs increases your risk of heart disease and they may even make smokers LESS likely to quit

Scientists at the world-renowned Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have discovered that just ten puffs on an e-cig is enough to trigger physiological changes that, in the words of one leading expert, 'start the heart disease ball rolling'. This study fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:24
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