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[Minnesota] Decline in incidence of heart attacks appears associated with smoke-free workplace laws

A decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack) in one Minnesota county appears to be associated with the implementation of smoke-free workplace laws, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a
ScienceDaily
added Nov 13, 2012 05:20
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[Minnesota] Anti-smoking laws prevent heart attacks, research suggests

Two new studies find evidence that smoking bans are having a measurable impact on the health of others. The studies linked smoke-free laws to reductions in risks for heart attacks and hospitalizations that may be triggered by secondhand smoke. "There ha
CBS
added Oct 31, 2012 18:07
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[Minnesota] Do secondhand smoke laws prevent heart attacks?

Heart attacks dropped by one-third in one county in Minnesota after two smoke-free workplace ordinances went into place, a new study shows. The lead researcher on the work said that decline was likely due to less secondhand smoke exposure in restaurants
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2012 18:03
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See Health Benefits 48 Hours After Quitting Smoking

"Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin," said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in th
Clay (AL) Times-Journal
added Oct 14, 2012 02:07
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The Effect of Smoking on Ligament and Cartilage Surgery in the Knee

The current literature reveals a negative influence of smoking on the results of knee ligament surgery, both from a basic science and clinical perspective, implying that smoking cessation would benefit patients undergoing these procedures. The associatio
American Journal of Sports Medicine
added Sep 26, 2012 15:10
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Protein Offers Link between Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

A protein involved in bone formation and calcification has provided new insights into the development of smoking-related cardiovascular disease and may represent a new biomarker for assessing the harmful effects of tobacco smoke. The protein, osteoponin,
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
added Sep 17, 2012 17:28
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New Data Suggest Patient Smoking Habits Had No Impact on PLATO Study / Findings of a Greater Reduction in Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events with BRILINTA (ticagrelor) Compared to Clopidogrel

Business Wire
added Sep 8, 2012 22:11
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Smokers more than double their risk of burst aneurysm

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:29
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ESC: Smoking May Thicken Young Arteries

* Point out that no differences were found in the arteries between those who admitted to smoking at least once a month and nonsmokers, although those who smoked at least once a week had significantly thicker carotid intima media compared with nonsmokers.
MedPage Today
added Aug 29, 2012 20:16
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[Germany] ESC: Smoking May Thicken Young Arteries

* Young people who smoke regularly are likely to have "old" arteries. * Point out that no differences were found in the arteries between those who admitted to smoking at least once a month and nonsmokers, although those who smoked at least once a week h
MedPage Today
added Aug 27, 2012 17:05
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