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Quitting Cigarettes Cuts Heart Risks, Even If You Gain Weight

Long-term study shows cardiac-health benefits in kicking the habit despite added pounds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2013 13:43

Weight Gain in Smokers Who Quit Is OK for the Heart

* Note that this analysis of the Framingham Offspring Study demonstrates a reduced risk of cardiovascular events in those who quit smoking, despite weight gain. * Be aware that smoking status was self-reported.
MedPage Today
added Mar 13, 2013 13:43

Smokers are better off quitting, even though they'll gain weight

Smokers can do their hearts a favor by quitting, even though they'll lprobably gain weight, a new study concludes.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 13, 2013 11:42

Heart Surgeon Attacks Ad with Female Cigar Smoker: Why It Is Harder for Women to Quit and How to Stop

This time he's taking on Karrass, the self-proclaimed "worldwide leader in negotiation training" for running an ad featuring an attractive businesswoman smoking a celebratory cigar. When Dr. Neravetla saw the ad in two separate in-flight magazines—US Airw
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 12, 2013 12:54

The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

This study provides some of the first evidence of improved health outcomes with the 2003 introduction of smoke-free law in PEI. The smoke-free law introduced on June 1, 2003 was associated with significant reductions in mean monthly AMI admissions and in
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 9, 2013 20:53

The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

A comprehensive smoking ban in PEI reduced the overall mean number of acute myocardial infarction admissions and the trend of angina hospital admissions.
Elites TV
added Mar 9, 2013 20:51

Mount Sinai Study Demonstrates Connection Between Secondhand Tobacco Smoke And Coronary Artery Calcification In "Never Smokers"

The extent of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) is a significant predictor of the prevalence and extent of coronary artery calcification, according to a landmark research study by a team of radiologists and cardiologists at The Icahn School of
Mount Sinai Hospital
added Mar 9, 2013 11:10

Secondhand smoke exposure is riskier than cholesterol (Video)

Harvey S. Hecht, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues reported in this study the overall prevalence of coronary artery plaque in those exposed to secondhand smoke was 24%, which rose to 26% in those with the highest exposure, (National)
added Mar 9, 2013 11:05

Secondhand Smoke Riskier than Cholesterol

there was a very significant and independent dose-response relationship of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure to coronary artery calcification in never smokers. * The second hand tobacco smoke exposure odds ratios were higher than for all risk factors exc
MedPage Today
added Mar 9, 2013 11:03

Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease

tooth loss is also associated with several risk factors for heart disease, a large international study suggests. These heart disease-related risk factors include diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2013 06:55
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