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'Smoking kills 100000 in Pakistan annually'

This statistic was imparted by Dr Nadeem Rizvi, of the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre’s Department of Chest Medicine while addressing a seminar titled, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):causes and remedies”, at a local hotel under the j
The News (pk)
added Nov 30, 2012 21:42
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Cost effectiveness of full coverage of the medical management of smoking cessation in France

Conclusions Compared to other health measures in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease already covered by SHI, full coverage of smoking cessation is the most cost-effective approach.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 30, 2012 10:27
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Deaths

Hawaii was a leader in enacting smoke free legislation in the United States, in being only the 14th state to go smoke-free through a comprehensive law that protects workers and patrons throughout our state from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Nov 16, 2012 18:26
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[South Dakota] HARMS: Smoking law is working

Two years later, the numbers are in and it's already working. The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations released statistics that show the number of heart attack hospitalizations dropped 6 percent from before the health care law (2009) to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Nov 13, 2012 09:41
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Tobacco Smoking and Postoperative Outcomes After Colorectal Surgery

Conclusions: Smoking increases the risk of complications after all types of major colorectal surgery, with the greatest risk apparent for current smokers. A concerted effort should be made toward promoting smoking cessation in all patients scheduled for
Annals of Surgery
added Nov 10, 2012 12:32
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Smokers may fare worse after colorectal surgery

a new study finds that smokers face more complications and higher chances of death following major surgery for colorectal cancers and other diseases. "We wanted to see if smoking has a specific effect on these patients... and really wanted to know if pa
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2012 12:31
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[UK] Use of varenicline for smoking cessation and risk of serious cardiovascular events: nationwide cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This cohort study found no increased risk of major cardiovascular events associated with use of varenicline compared with bupropion for smoking cessation. On the basis of the upper confidence limit, the data allowed the exclusion of a 40% increased risk
British Medical Journal
added Nov 12, 2012 12:59
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[Philippines] CVD patients getting younger due to smoking, says expert

A group of cardiologists has sounded the alarm over the possible epidemic of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and stroke among young Filipinos in the near future because of smoking. Dr. Saturnino Javier, president of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA),
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:37
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[UK] Heart disease deaths halved by healthier lifestyles

The number of deaths from heart disease, strokes and other circulatory diseases is falling in England and Wales as medical advances and healthier lifestyles take effect. Mortality rates in these areas are down by nearly half in a decade, the Office for N
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:07
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U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study

American men and women -- even those with a favorable health history -- have a significant risk of developing cardiovascular disease in their lifetime, a new study finds. Overall, U.S. adults have a more than 55 percent estimated risk of developing cardi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:38
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