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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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What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41
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[Pennsylvania] Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women

The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed to secondhand smoke had a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, while men exposed to secondhand smoke tended to have a higher bo
Newswise
added May 9, 2017 13:44
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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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Good heart health extends the ‘golden years’

People with better heart health during young adulthood and middle age end up living longer and spending fewer years later in life with any kind of chronic disease... “The message here is crystal clear...Eat smart, move more, don’t smoke, and maintain an
Reuters
added May 8, 2017 14:40
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Social smoking carries same heart-disease risks as everyday habit

This large, nationally representative study is the first to look at blood pressure and cholesterol in social smokers. More than 10 percent of 39,555 people surveyed said they were social smokers, meaning they didn’t smoke every day. That’s on top of the
Ohio State University
added May 4, 2017 15:06
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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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Social smoking 'as bad for you as a regular cigarette': People who have an occasional puff at same risk of higher blood pressure and cholesterol

those who have the occasional puff are at the same risk of high blood pressure and cholesterol as those who light up every day, research reveals. US scientists found both habitual and ‘social smokers’ suffer almost the same health problems in a study of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2017 00:00
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