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E-cigarettes DO inflict life-long damage on nonsmokers' hearts that is similar to tobacco cigarettes, a study claims

They found the nicotine in one e-cig increased adrenaline levels in the body for a healthy nonsmoker, which can cause heart attack or sudden death. It is recommended for nonsmokers to avoid using e-cigs to protect themselves from risks that are similar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:52
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Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?

The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenaline levels to spike in the heart, potentially increasing risk of heart attack and sudden cardiac death, a new study... studies show that e-cigarettes still could pose a threat to health because of the nic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 20, 2017 22:42
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[UK] Smoking number one risk factor for PAD

Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can result in amputation...Diabetics who smoked were 16 times more likely to develop PAD than non-smoking non-diabetics.
University of Dundee (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:19
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise...new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:32
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Biomarkers of disease can be detected in mice as early as 4 weeks after initiation of exposure to third-hand smoke levels equivalent to those found in homes of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, time-dependent THS exposure has a significant effect on health as early as 1 month after initiation of exposure and these alterations progressively worsen with time. Our studies are important because virtually nothing is known about the eff
Clinical Science
added Sep 15, 2017 02:04
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Led by Dr. Tom Frieden, New Global Health Initiative – Resolve – Will Save Lives and Improve Health Around the World

The initiative aims to save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes and will also help countries improve epidemic preparedness and response. The initiative will be based at Vital Strategies, a New York-based global health organ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:34
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[Sweden, UK] Nicotine in e-cigarettes 'can triple the risk of heart damage by increasing the blood pressure of users'

And the study found that a condition known as arterial stiffness was three times greater in smokers using an e-cigarette containing nicotine than in one without nicotine.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:21
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[Sweden] Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?

With the dramatic increase in e-cigarette use ("vaping") over the past few years, questions have arisen about their safety. And while many people think the devices are harmless, especially compared with regular cigarettes, little is known about long-term
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2017 02:45
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VIDEO: E-cigarettes and Heart Health

E-cigarettes with nicotine may cause stiffening of the arteries, new study concludes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 12, 2017 02:44
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