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Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done

Doctors need to treat patients' unhealthy lifestyle habits -- such as smoking, poor eating and being overweight -- as aggressively as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiovascular disease risk factors, a new American Heart Association pol
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 16, 2013 08:41
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Smoking and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults

Among smokers, the majority of CHD cases are attributable to smoking in all age groups. Smoking prevention is important, irrespective of age.
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:22
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'Smoker's Paradox' Seen in Cardiac Arrest Data

* Smoking is associated with improved survival as well as good neurologic outcome in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest, a study found. * The improved survival and good outcome in smokers persisted after adjustment fo
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2013 08:30
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[Colorado] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

what can happen just minutes - 60 seconds, according to some research - after taking in a breath of smoke, even secondhand. In the bloodstream, platelets are activated and become sticky. They clump together to form clots that can cause a heart attack or
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 21, 2013 11:45
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[Colorado, Pennsylvania] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Glantz argues that lawmakers who say they are concerned about costs ought to read the research. "A heart attack is a lot of money," he said, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 15, 2013 10:13
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[Finland] Women who smoke and have high blood pressure are 20 TIMES more likely to suffer a brain haemorrhage than non-smoking men with low blood pressure

This research could help doctors decide which patients are likely to suffer a rupture of their aneurysm and which, therefore, need treatment to prevent a haemorrhage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 11:52
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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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
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[France, Greece] CIGARETTE ÉLECTRONIQUE “VAPOTER N'EST PAS NOCIF POUR LE CŒUR” [ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE "VAPOR IS NOT HARMFUL TO THE HEART"]

Konstantinos Farsalinos , cardiologist at the Onassis Cardiac Center (Athens) surgery, is actively engaged in research on the safety and risks of electronic cigarette. While he has just presented the first study of its effects on the heart , the electron
Paris Match (fr)
added Sep 9, 2013 13:59
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200,000 Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented: CDC

- In 2010, more than 200,000 Americans under 75 died from heart disease and stroke that could have been prevented, health officials said Tuesday. Sadly, more than half of those who died were under 65, according to a new report released by the U.S. Center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 7, 2013 14:47
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