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[California] Secondhand pot smoke can give you more than just a contact high

the concert haze and aroma inspired a research curiosity: What is the impact of secondhand marijuana smoke on blood vessel function? His preliminary research, presented in 2014 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, suggested that smoke
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 24, 2016 19:04
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A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys / Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

While smoking, body fat, physical activity, blood pressure and blood sugar were associated with kidney disease risk, cholesterol and diet were not, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 7, 2016 17:45
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[UK] New warning to smokers

Experts are warning that more than 60,000 people in the East Midlands could be living with a serious vascular condition that can lead to leg amputation or a fatal heart attack. Ninety percent of those are smokers or ex-smokers prompting the British Hear
Hucknall Dispatch (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01
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The study also recommended closer monitoring of the hookah bar industry to protect the public. "Ours is the first study that links poor hookah bar air quality to damaging effects in workers, and the results recommend closer monitoring of this industry to
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:24
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01
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Exercise and stop smoking to improve depression after heart attack

Dr Nanchen's research shows that exercise and stopping smoking may improve depression after heart attack. He studied 1,164 patients who were part of the Swiss Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) cohort, a large prospective multicentre study of patients with A
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 10, 2015 13:20
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[Minnesota] Tobacco’s Cost Impact for Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

Conclusions: The authors concluded that tobacco use in PAD patients is associated with substantial increases in PAD-related hospitalizations and significantly greater costs.
American College of Cardiology
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33
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Smoking worsens diabetes complications, but quitting may help

People with type 2 diabetes who smoke have significantly higher risks of heart disease, stroke, and death than diabetic non-smokers, a new study shows. They also had higher risks of clogged arteries, heart failure, and reduced blood flow to the limbs.
added Sep 10, 2015 10:32
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Kids Exposed to Tobacco Smoke More Likely to Develop A-Fib

A research team from the University of California, San Francisco found that data in the Health eHeart Study show that children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--even in utero--are more likely to develop AF. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:38
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