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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

A new study finds that hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke dipped slightly in Michigan after the state cracked down on smoking in bars and restaurants. But researchers can't say whether the smoking ban was directly responsible for the drop in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:42

[Ireland] Depressed smokers 'less likely' to quit

Patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) who have depressive symptoms are significantly less likely to quit smoking than their non-depressed counterparts, notwithstanding that cessation is crucial for them. This may have implications for cardiovascular
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:14

[Finland, UK] Passive smoking 'damages children's arteries'

Simon Clark, director of the smokers' group Forest, said: "We must avoid scaremongering because damage to arteries could be caused by a number of factors including poor diet and other forms of air pollution.
BBC Online
added Mar 5, 2014 16:15

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

The problem in tabulating the full extent of recent gains against cancer is that efforts to beat back other diseases have also been successful, the researchers said. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:36

Brief Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Reversibly Impairs Endothelial Vasodilatory Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: Brief SHS exposure at real-world levels reversibly impairs FMD. Even 1min of SHS exposure can cause reduction of endothelial function.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 10, 2013 14:55

[Ohio] Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between smoking history and blood disorder prognosis

have discovered a link between smoking’s impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in patients. For the first time, specific genetic changes in MDS have been linked to a type of environmental exposure. The finding may someday pave the wa
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 10, 2013 14:29

Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought

Past estimates held that it takes smokers about 15 years after they quit to lower their risk of heart attack, heart failure or stroke to that enjoyed by people who never smoked, said lead author Dr. Ali Ahmed, senior study researcher. Ahmed is a professo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:15

Smokers who quit cut heart disease risk faster than previous estimates

Cigarette smokers who are over 65 years of age may be able to lower their risk of cardiovascular disease-related deaths to the level of never-smokers when they quit faster than previously reported, according to research presented at the American Heart Ass
added Nov 23, 2013 14:11

[UK] ESC: Smokers Not Home Free After 70

Smokers who make it into their 70s are still felled earlier as a result of their cigarette habit, researchers found. Starting at an average age of 77, men who currently smoked -- versus those who had never smoked -- were more likely to die from any cause
MedPage Today
added Sep 5, 2013 07:30

No-smoking law in Colorado casinos led to fewer ambulance calls

Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association. "We applaud Colorado lawmakers for protecting casino workers and patrons and encourage more states and Native American tribes to follow suit." The study did not have information on outcomes of the ambul
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 10, 2013 11:24
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