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[UK] Smog May Boost Death Risk for Heart Attack Survivors

Exposure to smog is linked to higher death risk among people admitted to the hospital for a heart attack, a new study suggests. British researchers found death rates for these patients increased following exposure to air pollution from fine "particulate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2013 00:12

[Germany] Smoking cessation in old age: Less heart attacks and strokes within 5 years

"We were able to show that the risk of smokers for cardiovascular diseases is more than twice that of non-smokers. However, former smokers are affected at almost the same low rate as people of the same age who never smoked," says Brenner. "Moreover, smok
added Feb 20, 2013 17:23

News in Brief: Smoking damages mouse brains

Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke ... mice exposed to smoke had several signs of Alzheimer’s: they had more amyloid beta plaques, a higher load of abnormal tau protein and more severe inflammation in their brains.
Science News Online
added Feb 19, 2013 19:10

[Texas] Tech Doc: Limiting secondhand smoke pays off by decreasing the incidence of heart attack

February is Heart Month. As such, it is good to remember that tobacco use causes heart disease, not only in people who smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products, but also in nonsmokers who are exposed to tobacco smoke.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 19, 2013 12:51

Smoking Cessation After Acute Myocardial Infarction⁎⁎

In conclusion, the standard of care for managing patients after myocardial infarction should include not only blood pressure and lipid management but also smoking cessation. At present, the quit rates for smokers after myocardial infarction are higher th
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Feb 16, 2013 21:00
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[Michigan] Bupropion failed to halt smoking in hospitalized acute MI patients

Bupropion immediately after a hospitalized acute MI was well tolerated and safe, but not effective in helping patients quit smoking, according to study findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
added Feb 16, 2013 20:58

CVS Caremark Encourages Heart Healthy Behavior During American Heart Month

"Knowing your cholesterol and blood pressure levels and understanding the impact that certain factors, such as smoking and obesity, have on your likelihood to develop heart disease can be life-saving information," said Troyen Brennan, MD, MPH, Executive
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2013 14:20

Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46

[Wisconsin] Extra cash from not smoking pays for Ravens-themed Harley-Davidson

Back then, Sessions, a cigarette smoker of 35 years, was spending more than $200 per month on cigarettes.At the hospital, doctors told him to kick the habit or face the certainty of a return visit to the ER.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Feb 5, 2013 11:06

Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

A new study reveals that two-thirds of middle aged smokers who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction resume smoking within twelve months, despite being treated with bupropion (sold as Zyban), which is prescribed to help
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 5, 2013 10:53
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