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[Europe] All forms of smoking are bad for the heart

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) warn that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. ESC prevention spokesperson Professor Joep Perk said, "Smoking of all types is still, without any competition, the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular d
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:24

[Europe, UK] Warning over shisha and e-cigarettes as doctors reveal they damage the heart - and those who smoke hookah inhale MORE toxins than cigarettes

'It beats everything. There has been a lot of research over the past two to three years which makes us very clear that all tobacco use, including the waterpipe, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, is simply not good for your health.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:17

CDC Map Reveals ‘Most Distinctive’ Cause Of Death State by State / Your geography can have a big impact on how you bite the dust.

While heart disease and cancer are two leading causes of death across the U.S., certain causes of death are more common in some states than in others.
added May 18, 2015 11:31

Announcement: American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month — May 2015

Stroke is largely preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for stroke. Others include high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, ob
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 14, 2015 14:43

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds

Patients who quit smoking when they have angioplasty -- a heart blood vessel-opening procedure -- have better outcomes, a new study finds. Quitting smoking was associated with less chest pain and better quality of life, researchers reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 13, 2015 14:22

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC

The study doesn't speculate about the causes of the shift in triglyceride levels. However, Fonarow said, "this is likely due to significant declines in the number of people smoking, as well as improvements in the use of statin medications." Statins are c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 8, 2015 12:00

Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

Among Hispanics, self-reported smoking prevalences varied by Hispanic origin and by sex. U.S.-born Hispanics had higher prevalences of obesity, hypertension, smoking, heart disease, and cancer than foreign-born Hispanics: 30% higher, 40%, 72%, 89%, and 93
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 8, 2015 11:19

Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

similarity of the chemical composition of secondhand smoke from tobacco and marijuana, along with our observation that both kinds of smoke can impair blood vessel function, indicate that marijuana secondhand smoke is not harmless and that legal limitation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:50

[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39

[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38
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