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Mixing Tobacco With Marijuana May Offset Its Effect On Memory, But Increase Heart Risks

The team discovered that combining these two drugs won’t result in a greater high, but it may offset some of the memory loss associated with marijuana, while increasing heart rate. The study contradicts the popular belief that tobacco increases the high
Medical Daily
added Jun 8, 2017 20:14

Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies

Poor people aren't getting the public health support they need to quit smoking and obtain good medical care so they can control their blood pressure -- or prevent high blood pressure in the first place, said Lloyd-Jones. He's chair of preventive medicin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58

[Indiana] 2012 Indy Smoke Free Ordinance Making A Significant Health Impact

The Indianapolis smoke-free ordinance is making a significant impact on the health of residents. Smoke-Free Indy is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the ordinance by releasing the results of a new study. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, a
WFYI Indianapolis
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29

[Indiana] Study finds local heart health has improved since 2012 smoke-free ordinance

Smoke Free Indy, which led the effort in 2012, released the results of a study which showed a drop in the number of heart attack admissions at Indianapolis and Marion County hospitals. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, an assistant professor in
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29

[UK] Cannabis myth debunked: Adding tobacco will NOT make you more stoned - but will help to sharpen memory, reveals first study of its kind

mixing the two together may help to lessen the memory impairment caused by smoking cannabis. The new University College London research suggested this could be because nicotine has previously been proven to sharpen the mind. As legalisation of cannabis
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:45

[California] Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit Against Tobacco Companies ($$)

suit against two tobacco companies brought by the widower of a woman who died from cardiovascular diseases after years of smoking because the plaintiff failed to join his adult children as plaintiffs in the suit (Julius Engel v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added May 31, 2017 18:50

Maternal smoking: a life course blood pressure determinant?

study showed that exposure to maternal smoking- before pregnancy, during pregnancy and 4 years after delivery- was associated with a systolic BP-raising effect in children at the age of 4. The findings of this study add an important insight to the need to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2017 18:50

[New York] THOMAS: Take it from a cardiologist: Tobacco sales should be restricted to 21 and over

As a health-care provider, it is my job to speak out to break the cycle of tobacco addiction, and that’s exactly what legislation that’s been proposed to raise the age of sale for tobacco products in New York would do — and our lawmakers have just a few w
New York Journal News
added May 31, 2017 00:37

Loss of airway blood vessels is associated with risk of death in smokers without COPD

In a new study, CT-measured vascular pruning - the diminution of distal pulmonary blood vessels (vessels on the outer edges of the lungs) - was associated with increased risk of death in smokers without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The s
Medical Xpress (
added May 24, 2017 15:35

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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