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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Air Policies Seem to Protect the Heart

A new study on the impact of Michigan's statewide smoking ban adds to mounting evidence that policies prohibiting tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:35

Pollution is world's biggest killer, overtaking heart disease and even smoking ...

Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of all global deaths in 2012
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:14

[Ireland] Depressed smokers 'less likely' to quit

Patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) who have depressive symptoms are significantly less likely to quit smoking than their non-depressed counterparts, notwithstanding that cessation is crucial for them. This may have implications for cardiovascular
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:14

[Ireland] Heart attacks fall by 10% as a result of workplace smoking ban

On the 10-year anniversary of the Workplace Smoking Ban (24th March), the Irish Heart Foundation is celebrating the more than 10% reduction in Irish heart attack rates which followed the ban's introduction. Irish research shows that in the year following
Waterford Today (ie)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:23

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health ... Outdoor air pollution-caused deaths ... 40% – ischaemic heart disease; 40% – stroke; 11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 25, 2014 06:57

[UK-Scotland] Impact of passive smoking revealed

Exactly eight years after the nation's historic March 2006 public tobacco ban, non-smokers are still paying the price of those who light up in their homes. A detailed analysis of surveys of thousands of Scottish households found increased risk of stroke
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:19

[Ireland] Smoking ban has saved 'hundreds of lives'

HEALTH organisations have hailed the saving of "hundreds of lives" as the smoking ban marks its 10th anniversary today, with the number of smokers down by a quarter as a direct result. The Irish Cancer Society said the smoking ban was "a tipping point"
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:07

[UK-Scotland] Ban smoking at home to save children

SMOKING should be stubbed out in Scottish homes, according to an expert on environmental health who said it would reduce rates of serious illness in children. Ivy Shiue, of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has urged Scottish ministers to extend the
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:37

[UK] Woman who had legs amputated because of smoking disease may also lose her arms

Former barmaid Victoria Marks is now demanding the Government put her picture on cigarette packets as a health warning to others. The 41-year-old had her first cigarette aged 13 and smoked heavily through her teens and twenties.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 19, 2014 13:11

[UK] Liskeard woman who had legs amputated because of smoking wants to be a health warning to others

A brave woman is demanding the Government put her picture on cigarette packets as a health warning - after she had both her legs amputated because of her 20-a-day habit. Former barmaid Victoria Marks, 41, puffed her first cigarette aged 13 and smoked he
Western Morning News (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:08
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