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New Study Finds Implementation of Smoke-Free Casinos Can Prevent Medical Emergencies

Researchers Say Extending Smoke-Free Legislation to Casinos Can Reduce the Acute Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 8, 2013 05:49

Weight Gain May Limit Effects of Smoking Cessation

* Postmenopausal women who gained weight after they stopped smoking lost some of smoking cessation's protection against heart disease, particularly if they were diabetic. * Note that weight gain attenuated, but did not negate, the cardiac benefits of sm
MedPage Today
added Jul 3, 2013 09:40

Yale study reveals smoking is undertreated compared to other chronic conditions

smoking is drastically undertreated compared to chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, or asthma. A recent Yale study reveals physicians are failing to treat tobacco use, despite the fact that it is the leading preventable cause of death in t
Yale News
added Jun 25, 2013 07:48

Secondhand smoke presents greater threat to teen girls than boys

When teenage girls are exposed to secondhand smoke at home, they tend to have lower levels of the "good" form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinic
added May 2, 2013 06:13

Smokers are better off quitting, even though they'll gain weight

Smokers can do their hearts a favor by quitting, even though they'll lprobably gain weight, a new study concludes.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 13, 2013 11:42

The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

A comprehensive smoking ban in PEI reduced the overall mean number of acute myocardial infarction admissions and the trend of angina hospital admissions.
Elites TV
added Mar 9, 2013 20:51

Being alone as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes every day

The effect of loneliness on health is equal to that of obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day, say experts. They said being alone could hasten dementia and increase the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, the Sun reported.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:11

Smokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting

* Explain that an analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study showed that risk of sudden cardiac death was higher in women who smoked and highest for those who smoked the most cigarettes for the longest duration. * Note that women who had quit smoki
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2012 10:37

Smoking, Smoking Cessation and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

In this large prospective cohort of women without CHD at baseline, a strong dose response relationship between cigarette smoking and SCD risk was observed, and smoking cessation significantlyreduced and eventually eliminated excess SCD risk. This suggests
added Dec 12, 2012 13:08

Even Light Smoking Boosts Women's Risk of Sudden Heart Death: Study

As few as 1 to 14 cigarettes daily doubled risk, researchers found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2012 18:16
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