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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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Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study

Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:42
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[Japan, UK, Minnesota] The Research Agrees: Smoking Is Really Bad For You

Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke.
Forbes
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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[Minnesota] After Smoking Is Banned, Heart Attacks Drop

"We should now accept this as fact," says Richard Hurt, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic who led one of the studies. Tobacco industry arguments that secondhand smoke isn't a major risk factor for heart disease, he says, are "just nonsense," bec
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:42
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[Minnesota] Do secondhand smoke laws prevent heart attacks?

Heart attacks dropped by one-third in one county in Minnesota after two smoke-free workplace ordinances went into place, a new study shows. The lead researcher on the work said that decline was likely due to less secondhand smoke exposure in restaurants
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2012 18:03
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CV Risk Factors Add Up to PAD

* The cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes each contribute to men's chance of developing significant peripheral artery disease and together account for most of the risk.
MedPage Today
added Oct 24, 2012 11:48
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Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

New research confirms that smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels can all raise men's risk for poor circulation in the legs, otherwise known as peripheral artery disease (PAD).
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 18:06
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Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law

Implementation of the tobacco control law would produce significant public health benefits in Argentina. Strong advocacy is needed at national and international levels to get this law implemented throughout Argentina.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:30
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Nationwide Study Examines Common Heart Procedures

Patients undergoing angioplasty, stent placement more likely to be overweight, smoke, have high blood pressure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 06:54
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