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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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Traditional CV risk factors linked to peripheral artery disease

Smoking, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia are significantly associated with the risk for clinically significant peripheral artery disease (PAD) in men, with each additional factor doubling the risk, conclude US and Dutch researchers
MedWire News (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:05
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[Tennessee] Healthy Memphis: Studies prove swift health improvement after smoke-free laws protect everyone

It is safe to say that smoke-free laws are helping to prevent premature deaths and hospitalizations in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Many U.S. studies now show that the more comprehensive smoke-free laws are, the more lives are saved from heart at
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Nov 5, 2012 11:26
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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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