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New Study: Ambulance Calls Fall After Casinos Go Smoke-Free

“The message to policymakers is clear: stop granting casino exemptions. They lead to a substantial number of people being sent to the hospital, often at taxpayer expense, something that is completely preventable,” said lead author Stanton Glantz, PhD, p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 6, 2013 15:07
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Smoking Ban In Casinos Linked To Fewer Calls For Ambulances : Shots - Health News : NPR

Glantz and a colleague scrutinized 13 years worth of ambulance call data from Colorado. In particular, they focused on Gilpin County — the high-country home to more than two dozen casinos within about 3 square miles. The researchers compared the number of
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:41
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[Colorado] New Study Finds Implementation of Smoke-Free Casinos Can Prevent Medical Emergencies

A new study published today in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, takes a deeper look at the implementation of smoke-free laws in casinos and its impact on reported medical emergencies. Researchers from the University of California,
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 11, 2013 09:40
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No-smoking law in Colorado casinos led to fewer ambulance calls

Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association. "We applaud Colorado lawmakers for protecting casino workers and patrons and encourage more states and Native American tribes to follow suit." The study did not have information on outcomes of the ambul
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 10, 2013 11:24
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New Study Finds Implementation of Smoke-Free Casinos Can Prevent Medical Emergencies

Researchers Say Extending Smoke-Free Legislation to Casinos Can Reduce the Acute Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 8, 2013 05:49
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No Smoking in Casinos, Fewer Ambulance Calls

* Extension of smoke-free laws to casinos led to decreases in ambulance calls to the gambling venues that were similar to what had been seen for other sites. * Point out that currently only 19 states and Puerto Rico require state-related casinos be be s
MedPage Today
added Aug 6, 2013 14:53
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No-smoking law in Colorado casinos led to fewer ambulance calls

Researchers say the smoking ban in casinos limited second-hand smoke exposure to nonsmokers and may have encouraged some smokers to quit. American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown calls on more states and cities to pass strong smoke-free laws that incl
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:37
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[Colorado] Casino Smoking Ban Tied to Drop in Ambulance Calls

Ambulance calls to casinos in Gilpin County, Colo., fell about 20 percent after smoking was banned, a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 6, 2013 06:33
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[Texas] Kidd Kraddick, RIP: Smoking may have led to heart disease, Dallas cardiologist says | Health Blog

Everyone is reeling at the sudden death of beloved Dallas radio personality Kidd Kraddick at 53, including Dr. Jeffrey Schussler, an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and profe
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 30, 2013 04:51
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[Australia] THOUSANDS of heart attack survivors are risking death by eating badly, smoking and not exercising, according to research that shows loved ones are highly distressed by their lifestyle. Around 40 per cent of survivors admit to not following their GP's i

The Australian (au)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:51
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