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[UK] The Behind the Headlines' Top Five of Top Fives - National Health

The top five ‘Good work sir!’ stories of the year ... Just a single cigarette a day 'linked' to sudden death These researchers were in it for the long-haul. Over 100,000 women followed over the course of 30 years showed us that there is no such thing a
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 1, 2013 13:27
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Lifestyle Affects Outcome of Peripheral Artery Procedure: Study

Taking aspirin, statins and not smoking helps people with blocked leg arteries avoid complications
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2012 05:13
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Being alone as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes every day

The effect of loneliness on health is equal to that of obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day, say experts. They said being alone could hasten dementia and increase the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, the Sun reported.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:11
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Chronic stress equals smoking five cigarettes a day: study

New research from Columbia University Medical Center found that people who said they felt anxious and overwhelmed were 27 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:54
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Smoking Bans Linked To Lower Hospitalizations For Heart Attacks And Lung Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries

We investigated the association between smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants, and bars passed throughout the United States during 1991–2008 and hospital admissions . .. Risk-adjusted hospital admission rates for acute myocardial infarction fell
Health Affairs (ca)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:23
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Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
UPI
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
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Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix May Carry Heart Risks, FDA Warns

Smokers should talk with their doctor before taking the drug, agency says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 18:10
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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990—2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:13
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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990—2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

In 2010, the three leading risk factors for global disease burden were high blood pressure (7·0% [95% uncertainty interval 6·2—7·7] of global DALYs), tobacco smoking including second-hand smoke (6·3% [5·5—7·0]), and alcohol use (5·5% [5·0—5·9]). In 1990,
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:09
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Chantix May Up Heart Risk, FDA Warns

MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2012 12:46
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