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[Tennessee] Editorial: Study shows smoke-free laws are improving people's health

When Tennessee joined most other states five years ago with a law to limit public places where people can smoke, it was criticized in some quarters as government intruding into people’s personal behavior and private activities. Now we can report that suc
Sevierville (TN) Mountain Press
added Nov 5, 2012 04:32
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SIEGEL: Meta-Analysis of Smoking Ban and Heart Attack Studies Seems to Have Cherry-Picked Its Data, Excluding the Second Largest Study Because It Failed to Find an Effect

the real reason for the exclusion of the Rodu study was that it showed negative results among a systematic sample of large populations. The study is fatal to the notion that smoking bans produce dramatic, immediate, and measurable reductions in heart att
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:05
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[Europe] Women die of smoking too

The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
EuroNews
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
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[Minnesota] Smoke-Free Workplace Leads to Fewer Heart Attacks

A new study has found the strongest evidence yet that smoke-free workplace laws that reduce secondhand smoke inhalation can lead to reductions in heart attacks. The research, carried out by scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found a 33 p
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 2, 2012 15:33
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Diseases: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Circulation
added Nov 1, 2012 14:30
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[Minnesota] Smoking bans really do slash heart attacks and strokes, largest ever study finds

* The more stringent the laws, the better the health benefits, American researchers found * Hospital admissions for heart attacks fell by 15%, strokes by 16% and those for respiratory diseases such as asthma by 24%
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:50
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[Minnesota] Anti-smoking laws prevent heart attacks, research suggests

Two new studies find evidence that smoking bans are having a measurable impact on the health of others. The studies linked smoke-free laws to reductions in risks for heart attacks and hospitalizations that may be triggered by secondhand smoke. "There ha
CBS
added Oct 31, 2012 18:07
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[Minnesota] Decline in incidence of heart attacks appears associated with smoke-free workplace laws

A decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack) in one Minnesota county appears to be associated with the implementation of smoke-free workplace laws, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a
ScienceDaily
added Nov 13, 2012 05:20
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Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
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[Minnesota] After Smoking Is Banned, Heart Attacks Drop

When smoking is banned in bars and workplaces, the number of people who suffer heart attacks and die drops within months, according to two new studies. They found benefits not only in saving lives, but in lowering the cost of medical care for heart atta
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 13, 2012 04:28
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