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The Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Among US States, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Trends were driven by 12 groups of risk factors, with the largest attributable CVD burden due to dietary risk exposures followed by high systolic blood pressure, high body mass index, high total cholesterol level, high fasting plasma glucose level, tobac
JAMA Cardiology
added Apr 14, 2018 19:22
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Death rates RISE for young people in 19 states after years of falling due to drug abuse and ‘diseases of despair’ as new figures reveal which states have the highest and lowest life expectancy

Heart disease and lung cancer were the number one and two killers of Americans in 2016, just as they were in 1990. That comes despite reduced smoking rates and more widespread use of treatments to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure have led to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:35
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[California] Smoking Cessation Therapies Do Not Raise Cardiovascular Risk

Despite the proven efficacy of smoking cessation medications, some doctors hesitate to prescribe them because of suspected side effects such as heart attack and stroke. A new, large-scale study led by UC San Francisco may help allay these concerns. It fo
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Diet, tobacco use, and high systolic blood pressure were the leading causes of deaths while tobacco use, high body mass index, and diet were the leading risk factors for DALYs. For example, dietary risks accounted for 529 299 deaths in 2016, with 83.9% of
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 14, 2018 19:14
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[Czech Republic] Smoking ban in restaurants reduces smoking-related diseases

The statistical data of the Czech Institute of Health Information and Statistics (UZIS) on the number of hospitalised persons over smoking-related diseases show its fall after smoking ban in restaurants was enacted last May, Ondrej Majek, an UZIS expert,
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:05
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Cardiovascular Safety of Varenicline, Bupropion, and Nicotine Patch in Smokers A Randomized Clinical Trial

No evidence that the use of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies increased the risk of serious cardiovascular adverse events during or after treatment was observed. The findings of EAGLES and its extension trial provide further evidence that smoking cessat
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Apr 13, 2018 17:01
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Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds

In a large, head-to-head comparison trial of major smoking-cessation therapies, use of the medications was not associated with an increased risk for heart attack or stroke, researchers reported. The incidence of major cardiovascular events was low over
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2018 16:27
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Antonio Banderas, 57, refused to retire after heart attack because he didn't want to live like he's 'already dead'

Despite carrying on with work, Antonio admits he was 'scared' when he suffered chest pains and has stopped smoking since.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 21:51
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Cardiovascular Effects of Hookah Smoking: Potential Implications for Cardiovascular Risk

the constituents of hookah smoke aerosol contains similar chemicals compared to cigarette smoke, many of which are known to be harmful to cardiovascular health and mediated by similar pathophysiologic processes. Because the burning charcoal briquettes are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:38
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Smokers' Diets Let Them Down, Too

The researchers found that compared to ex-smokers and people who never smoked, tobacco users have diets with a much higher energy density... "Along with smoking, poor diet is in the top three modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease," the study
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 5, 2018 15:46
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