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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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New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act: Ten Years Later and Going Strong / A Public Health Success Story (PDF)

Public health successes like the 2003 expansion of the CIAA should encourage efforts towards the next generation of tobacco related policies including tobacco free outdoor areas, smoke-free media, and multi-unit housing, and restrictions on the retail ma
New York State Department of Health
added Jul 25, 2013 12:18
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[New York] MAXSON: Got a Minute: Clean Air Act 10 years old; eateries still thrive

Consider yourself lucky to live in a state that puts the health of its residents before the desires of some businesses and a minority of the population that smokes.
Genesee Country (NY) Express
added Jul 25, 2013 12:00
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[New York] Governor Cuomo Announces Impact of the NYS Clean Indoor Air Act on 10th Anniversary of the Law's Passage

released new statistics showing the health benefits for New Yorkers of reduced exposure to second hand smoke, including reductions in heart attack hospitalizations and fewer middle and highs school students being exposed to cigarette smoke.
Office of the Governor (NY)
added Jul 25, 2013 11:44
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Ten years after indoor smoking ban, opponents proven wrong

Given all of the early kicking and screaming about the 2003 statute and the earlier helmet and seat belt laws, which have all demonstrably contributed to a healthier New York, one wonders just how off base complaints may be about other new transformative
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 25, 2013 12:08
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

likely associated with increased smoking initiation by youth and young adults. Further, the data indicate that menthol in cigarettes is likely associated with greater addiction. Menthol smokers show greater signs of nicotine dependence and are less lik
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 23, 2013 12:13
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Racial Disparities in Life Spans Narrow, but Persist

some drivers of black disadvantage are preventable, like heart disease. Public health efforts should focus on reducing risk factors like smoking, poor diet and hypertension, he said.
New York Times
added Jul 18, 2013 09:59
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