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[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

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
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