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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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[Spain] Antonio Banderas and his girlfriend hang out in Malaga... as it's revealed he quit smoking after heart attack

The Finding Altamira actor announced he'd quit smoking after suffering a 'benign' heart attack on January 26.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:36
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A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

elevated levels of amyloid, a sticky protein known to clump together and form plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, the researchers said. MRI scans revealed larger deposits of amyloid in the brains of seniors who smoked,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 22:04
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Smoking by itself increases the risk of heart disease; it raises blood pressure, diminishes exercise tolerance, decreases protective HDL cholesterol, and increases the blood’s tendency to clot. But when smoking is combined with other coronary risk factor
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24
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Passive smoking equally harmful in increasing lung cancer risk, heart ailments: Study

A study published in a journal called Carcinogenesis said that passive smokers are at a greater risk of heart ailments and lung cancer. The study was conducted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.The research mainly focused on
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use 'can start children smoking for real by tempting them to try nicotine' claims new study

The St Andrews University study found almost three-quarters of adolescent e-cig users also smoked cigarettes . Scotland has the highest smoking rate in Britain - one in five of the population puff away despite health problems linked to the habit. E-ci
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:30
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[Florida] Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 8, 2017 21:58
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[Colorado] JOONDEPH: THE EYES HAVE IT – Secondhand smoke and ‘settled science’

The dangers of secondhand smoke, recently reported in Slate, originated north of us in of all places, Helena, Mont....it is important to keep an open scientific mind to “settled science.” Otherwise, society may be burdened by expensive and unnecessary ta
The Villager (Greenwood Village, CO)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:34
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Smokers making a quit attempt using e-cigarettes with or without nicotine or prescription nicotine replacement therapy: Impact on cardiovascular function (ISME-NRT) - a study protocol [FREE FULL TEXT]

Participants will be assessed at baseline, 3 days following their self-determined “quit date”, at intervention end (3 months) and 6 months following their “quite date”. Findings are expected to give an indication of the cardiovascular effects of e-cigare
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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