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Smokers hospitalized for heart attacks often don't get cessation drugs

Few smokers hospitalized for heart attacks and other serious complications of cardiac disease get medication to help them quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 37,000 smokers hospitalized with heart disease and found o
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:21
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Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Among Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Heart Disease

Hospitalization for a cardiac event provides a teachable moment with high patient motivation to quit smoking; however, our findings suggest that many hospitals are missing this opportunity to improve outcomes for smokers hospitalized for CHD. We hope the
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 22, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Does current smoking predict future frailty? The English longitudinal study of ageing [FREE FULL TEXT]

current smokers compared with non-smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty over 4 years among community-dwelling older people. Given that smoking is a modifiable lifestyle factor, smoking cessation may potentially prevent or delay develo
Age and Ageing
added Aug 18, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Study: Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty... The study, published today in Age & Aging, examined the association of smoking, which increases the risk of chronic obstruc
UPI
added Aug 18, 2017 18:06
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Ohio State study shows social smokers at same risk as daily tobacco users

A study of nearly 40,000 people by The Ohio State University shows that occasional smoking can be as much a threat to health as daily smoking. The study showed that occasional or ‘social’ smoking puts people at risk for cardiovascular disease just like
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Aug 15, 2017 17:17
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E-cigarettes: How safe are they for cardiovascular health?

The study found that within an hour of being exposed to 5 minutes of e-cig vapor, the arteries narrowed by 31 percent. Chronic, long-term exposure to e-cigs also resulted in aortic stiffness, which was two and a half times higher in that group compared w
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:29
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[UK] E-cigarettes are as dangerous as smoking - just ONE puff could be all it takes to increase the risk of a heart attack

After five minutes of vape exposure, mice's arteries narrow by 30% in an hour Their blood vessels also become less able to dilate, increasing blood pressure Long-term vaping more than doubles the artery stiffness of exposed mice
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:30
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Frequent exposure to secondhand smoke raises chances of fatal artery disease: research

This is reportedly the first time that researchers have clarified the causal relationship between secondhand smoke and large artery illnesses. The team led by University of Tsukuba researchers has announced the finding in a U.S. science journal. From 198
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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