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Cigarette Smoking and Incident Heart Failure: Insights From the Jackson Heart Study

Conclusions—In blacks, cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for LV hypertrophy, systolic dysfunction, and incident HF hospitalization even after adjusting for effects on coronary heart disease.
Circulation
added Apr 17, 2018 16:43
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Cigarette smoking raises heart failure risk in African Americans

Cigarette smoking is clearly associated with coronary artery disease, but its relationship with heart failure is not as well known, especially among African Americans, Hall’s team writes in the journal Circulation. Blacks in the U.S. have double the inc
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:14
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Smoking even one cigarette a day raises risk for coronary heart disease

This report is the first on light smoking and heart disease that combines the results from many studies — 141 in total, involving nearly 13 million people.
Washington Post
added Apr 16, 2018 19:37
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Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure

Smoking may significantly increase black Americans' risk of heart failure, a new study warns. The study included 4,129 black participants... During the study period, there were 147 hospitalizations for heart failure.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 16, 2018 19:03
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[Switzerland] Tobacco more strongly linked to clogged arteries than cannabis

A University of Bern analysis of data from a 25-year study showed that smoking marijuana was only associated with clogged arteries in lifetime tobacco users. Scientists have long known that smoking tobacco is associated with atherosclerosisexternal link
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:51
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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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