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Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Cardiovascular Mortality Among US Counties, 1980-2014

Tobacco smoking and obesity carry particularly high relative risks for atherosclerotic vascular disease. Previous modeling has suggested that half of reductions in cardiovascular disease in the United States has been due to medical treatment and half has
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Secondhand smoke cost nonsmokers over 323 bil. yen in medical bills in FY2014: research

As a result, the estimated number of those who would develop lung cancer due to secondhand smoke stood at around 11,400, and they would have to pay an extra 33.5 billion yen in medical bills. In addition, an estimated 101,400 people would develop ischemi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:57
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High

New research shows that social smokers have the same risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol as regular smokers do. "Not smoking at all is the best way to go. Even smoking in a social situation is detrimental to your cardiovascular health," sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 8, 2017 19:08
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'Social smokers' face same risk of heart disease as everyday users, research finds

More than 10 per cent of the 39,000 people surveyed said they were ‘social smokers’ compared with 17 per cent who said they smoked daily.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:00
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Smoking-related heart disease tied to effects of a single gene

Many people have a protective gene type that reduces levels of an enzyme connected to artery-clogging fatty plaques and CHD. However, in people carrying this gene, smoking counteracts the protective effect.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Spain] Antonio Banderas and his girlfriend hang out in Malaga... as it's revealed he quit smoking after heart attack

The Finding Altamira actor announced he'd quit smoking after suffering a 'benign' heart attack on January 26.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:36
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[UK] Heart risk is 13 times higher for women who smoke: Female smokers are at the highest risk of serious heart attack

Young female smokers are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a serious heart attack than non-smokers, a new study has found. Women under 50 were at the highest risk compared to both non-smokers and male smokers of the same age, according to British res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:08
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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