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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests. Researchers found that compared with adults who lived and worked in smoke-free environs, those exposed to secondhand smoke were more likely to die of heart dise
Reuters
added Jun 14, 2012 21:23
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KABAT: Do Smoking Bans Really Save Lives? If So, Whose?

There may be some effect of smoking bans, although the largest and most careful studies suggest that any effect is quite small. Furthermore, as a recent Institute of Medicine report makes clear, it will be difficult to gauge the magnitude of any effect a
Forbes
added Jun 13, 2012 10:52
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Heart Disease, Cancer Top Killers in U.S.

The two leading causes of death in the U.S. -- cancer and heart disease -- accounted for nearly half of all deaths in 2008, the latest year for which data are available, according to a CDC report.
MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2012 12:20
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News Alert: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) June Highlights

Effects of Smoking on Bone and Joint Health / During cigarette use, hazardous gases and chemicals that can cause genetic mutations and the development of cancer are released into the bloodstream.
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2012 05:54
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Maternal Cigarette Smoking and the Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

CONCLUSIONS: These data identified maternal cigarette smoking as the only risk factor that is associated with the development of NEC in premature infants. Our data imply that smoking delivers toxins and nicotine to the uterine microenvironment
Pediatrics
added Jun 11, 2012 18:50
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More Proof That Healthy Habits Fight Disease

New studies look at ways to stop smoking and fight cancer, heart disease and obesity
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 9, 2012 12:25
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[India] Smoking single most important cause of premature heart attacks

Contrary to the prevalent belief, smoking is the most important cause of premature heart attacks, with India having about 4.5 crore patients with ischemic heart disease, doctors warned today on the eve of the 'World No Tobacco Day'.
Deccan Herald (in)
added May 30, 2012 16:00
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Chronic diseases are health ministers' target -WHO

The world's health ministers have agreed to try to cut premature deaths from chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and cancer by 25 percent by 2025, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.
Reuters
added May 25, 2012 18:24
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[Australia, Finland] Smoking parents doom kids

Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 24, 2012 10:38
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Cardiovascular Risk Doesn't Increase During Varenicline Use for Tobacco Cessation

Meta-analysis results conflict with those of an earlier controversial analysis.
Journal Watch
added May 23, 2012 05:16
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