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Smoking even one cigarette a day raises risk for coronary heart disease

This report is the first on light smoking and heart disease that combines the results from many studies — 141 in total, involving nearly 13 million people.
Washington Post
added Apr 16, 2018 19:37
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Smoking just one cigarette a day puts your heart health at risk.

The British Medical Journal Wednesday published a review of research that shows smoking even one cigarette a day carries a surprisingly high risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. This report is the first on light smoking and heart d
Consumer Reports
added Apr 16, 2018 19:36
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Smoking Puts Blacks at Higher Risk for Heart Failure

Smoking may significantly increase black Americans' risk of heart failure, a new study warns. The study included 4,129 black participants... During the study period, there were 147 hospitalizations for heart failure.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 16, 2018 19:03
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The Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Among US States, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Trends were driven by 12 groups of risk factors, with the largest attributable CVD burden due to dietary risk exposures followed by high systolic blood pressure, high body mass index, high total cholesterol level, high fasting plasma glucose level, tobac
JAMA Cardiology
added Apr 14, 2018 19:22
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Diet, tobacco use, and high systolic blood pressure were the leading causes of deaths while tobacco use, high body mass index, and diet were the leading risk factors for DALYs. For example, dietary risks accounted for 529 299 deaths in 2016, with 83.9% of
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 14, 2018 19:14
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[Switzerland] Tobacco more strongly linked to clogged arteries than cannabis

A University of Bern analysis of data from a 25-year study showed that smoking marijuana was only associated with clogged arteries in lifetime tobacco users. Scientists have long known that smoking tobacco is associated with atherosclerosisexternal link
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:51
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Cardiovascular Safety of Varenicline, Bupropion, and Nicotine Patch in Smokers A Randomized Clinical Trial

No evidence that the use of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies increased the risk of serious cardiovascular adverse events during or after treatment was observed. The findings of EAGLES and its extension trial provide further evidence that smoking cessat
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Apr 13, 2018 17:01
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Death rates RISE for young people in 19 states after years of falling due to drug abuse and ‘diseases of despair’ as new figures reveal which states have the highest and lowest life expectancy

Heart disease and lung cancer were the number one and two killers of Americans in 2016, just as they were in 1990. That comes despite reduced smoking rates and more widespread use of treatments to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure have led to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:35
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Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds

In a large, head-to-head comparison trial of major smoking-cessation therapies, use of the medications was not associated with an increased risk for heart attack or stroke, researchers reported. The incidence of major cardiovascular events was low over
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2018 16:27
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[Czech Republic] Smoking ban in restaurants reduces smoking-related diseases

The statistical data of the Czech Institute of Health Information and Statistics (UZIS) on the number of hospitalised persons over smoking-related diseases show its fall after smoking ban in restaurants was enacted last May, Ondrej Majek, an UZIS expert,
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:05
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