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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

Flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study.
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2017 23:58
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U.S. heart disease deaths drop but wide variation by county remains

Walking just 30 minutes a day on most days, avoiding tobacco, and eating a healthy diet with mostly plants, whole grains, and less processed foods, salt and sugar can help, Goff said. "The good news is small changes can make a difference," Goff added.
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide

Roughly a third of all deaths around the world are the result of heart disease and stroke, making cardiovascular disease the number one killer globally, new research finds. Big declines in heart disease-driven fatalities in countries such as the United S
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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EDITORIAL: Cardiovascular Mortality Differences—Place Matters

The substantial decline in death rates from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the United States represents one of the greatest biomedical research and public health achievements of the 20th century.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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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, Indonesia] Tobacco consumption epidemic reaches alarming level

While opening the 4th Indonesian Conference on Tobacco or Health (ICTOH) in Jakarta on Monday, the health minister remarked that the cost for the treatment of heart and arterial diseases has reached Rp6.59 trillion, but according to the Healthcare and So
Antara News (id)
added May 16, 2017 14:57
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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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Smoking only in social situations may still be tied to heart problems

researchers examined data on smoking habits, cholesterol levels and blood pressure for a nationally representative sample of 39,555 adults. Most people said they didn't smoke, while roughly 17 percent were current smokers and about 10 percent were social
Reuters
added May 13, 2017 01:42
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Women in East Germany will be more likely to die from smoking than those in West Germany

Due to a silent but dramatic increase in the number of young East German women smoking after reunification, their death rates are forecasted to exceed those in the West within the next few decades... "Germany is more tolerant than other EU member states i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 11, 2017 13:20
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Quit-smoking drug safe for lung disease patients

Varenicline is the most effective medication to help smokers quit... A study of more than 14,000 people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, found that those using the drug were no more likely to suffer a heart attack than those using nic
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 11, 2017 13:16
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