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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black `died from a heart attack´

For 51 years, Black regularly smoked 25g of hand-rolled tobacco. He suffered a stroke 20 years earlier. The killer was convicted in the same Armagh courtroom in 2011 of sexually assaulting and murdering nine-year-old Co Antrim schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:22
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ACC: Smoking Cessation Expert Decision Pathway Emphasizes Team-Based Support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has published an Expert Consensus Decision Pathway to provide guidance to clinicians treating patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) who are also smokers.
Cardiology Advisor
added Dec 7, 2018 18:41
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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black smoked heavily for decades before death, inquest told

Serial child killer Robert Black smoked heavily for half a decade before his death from a heart attack, a doctor told his inquest....Black was found dead in his cell in Maghaberry high-security prison in Co Antrim in January 2016 aged 68... Black used to
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:27
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

While smoke-free policies have been associated with fewer hospitalizations for heart disease and a lower risk of heart attacks, less is known about how these laws impact blood pressure, particularly for non-smokers, researchers note in the Journal of the
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2018 15:50
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Healthy Lifestyle Makes for a Healthy Heart During Menopause

Women with the highest scores -- the healthiest lifestyles -- had less arterial thickening. Of the three score components -- healthy diet, not smoking, and getting regular exercise -- abstinence from smoking had the strongest association with clearer art
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2018 18:47
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$7.25M Award Hits R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Florida Man's Heart Disease

The award includes $5 million in compensatory damages and $2.25 million in punitives imposed against Reynolds for the part jurors found the company played in the heart disease that forced Paul Rouse to undergo a triple bypass surgery in 1999, when he was
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2018 16:07
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[New York] Cigarette Use and CHD & Stroke Risk

The most important finding of the study refutes the assumption that smoking only a couple cigarettes per day, as opposed to 20, has the same proportionate reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Hackshaw. “One would intuitively thin
Physician's Weekly
added Nov 29, 2018 22:20
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Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Most smokers with acute myocardial infarction do not attend outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. • Older, less educated, poor, and uninsured smokers were less likely to participate. • Smokers who participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilita
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:45
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Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43
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Smoke-free laws associated with reduced systolic blood pressure

Smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/America
News-Medical.net
added Nov 28, 2018 00:04
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