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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $6 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on March 10 moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit that resulted in a $6 million verdict, saying that the plaintiff introduced surprising and previously undisclosed testimony that her deceased husband suffered a heart attack b
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 15, 2017 00:04
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigarettes for blood vessels, this time on skin

An important factor in wound healing is adequate circulation in small blood vessels. Inadequate circulation leads to slower healing and even tissue death (necrosis). Rau and colleagues did an experiment in which they exposed rats to high levels of seco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:38
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes clobber platelets as much as cigarettes

exposed human blood platelets to extracts from conventional cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosol. They found that both stimulated platelet activation and that this effect is due to the ultrafine particles in both, not the nicotine.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:40
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[Brazil] GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

There is strong and consistent evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that smokefree workplace and public place laws cut heart attacks (and other diseases). The most recent evidence comes from a large study in Sao Paolo, Brazi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 12:45
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Electronic Cigarettes Are as Toxic to Skin Flap Survival as Tobacco Cigarettes.

Both the medium-content and high-nicotine content e-cigarette exposure groups had similar amounts of flap necrosis and hypoxia when compared with the tobacco cigarette exposure group. Nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapor is similarly toxic to skin flap
Annals of Plastic Surgery
added Mar 15, 2017 15:44
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks

Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41
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[UK] Britain's e-cigarette boom is over, data suggests

The number of smokers using e-cigarettes to kick the habit is declining amid fears that they are may be just as unhealthy as tobacco, data shows. Consumer analyst Mintel has found that for the first time since their launch fewer people are using e-cigar
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:39
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