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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Deaths

Hawaii was a leader in enacting smoke free legislation in the United States, in being only the 14th state to go smoke-free through a comprehensive law that protects workers and patrons throughout our state from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Nov 16, 2012 18:26
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SIEGEL: Meta-Analysis of Smoking Ban and Heart Attack Studies Seems to Have Cherry-Picked Its Data, Excluding the Second Largest Study Because It Failed to Find an Effect

the real reason for the exclusion of the Rodu study was that it showed negative results among a systematic sample of large populations. The study is fatal to the notion that smoking bans produce dramatic, immediate, and measurable reductions in heart att
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:05
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[South Dakota] HARMS: Smoking law is working

Two years later, the numbers are in and it's already working. The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations released statistics that show the number of heart attack hospitalizations dropped 6 percent from before the health care law (2009) to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Nov 13, 2012 09:41
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[Minnesota] Decline in incidence of heart attacks appears associated with smoke-free workplace laws

A decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack) in one Minnesota county appears to be associated with the implementation of smoke-free workplace laws, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a
ScienceDaily
added Nov 13, 2012 05:20
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Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
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[Minnesota] After Smoking Is Banned, Heart Attacks Drop

When smoking is banned in bars and workplaces, the number of people who suffer heart attacks and die drops within months, according to two new studies. They found benefits not only in saving lives, but in lowering the cost of medical care for heart atta
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 13, 2012 04:28
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[UK] Use of varenicline for smoking cessation and risk of serious cardiovascular events: nationwide cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This cohort study found no increased risk of major cardiovascular events associated with use of varenicline compared with bupropion for smoking cessation. On the basis of the upper confidence limit, the data allowed the exclusion of a 40% increased risk
British Medical Journal
added Nov 12, 2012 12:59
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Tobacco Smoking and Postoperative Outcomes After Colorectal Surgery

Conclusions: Smoking increases the risk of complications after all types of major colorectal surgery, with the greatest risk apparent for current smokers. A concerted effort should be made toward promoting smoking cessation in all patients scheduled for
Annals of Surgery
added Nov 10, 2012 12:32
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Smokers may fare worse after colorectal surgery

a new study finds that smokers face more complications and higher chances of death following major surgery for colorectal cancers and other diseases. "We wanted to see if smoking has a specific effect on these patients... and really wanted to know if pa
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2012 12:31
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U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study

American men and women -- even those with a favorable health history -- have a significant risk of developing cardiovascular disease in their lifetime, a new study finds. Overall, U.S. adults have a more than 55 percent estimated risk of developing cardi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:38
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