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[UK] Cumbrian smokers urged to quit as shocking new figures reveal risk to heart

Cumbria County Council is encouraging smokers in the county to contact their local pharmacy to access free support to quit, as a new Public Health England campaign reveals that 45 people a day die of cardiovascular disease (CVD) caused by smoking – over
Cumbria Crack (uk)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:07
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[UK] Children warn of smoking risks in hard-hitting campaign

New PHE film shows children creating personal images and warnings about the damage smoking causes to convince smokers to stop. Close up of a man smoking a cigarette.
GOV.UK
added Jan 3, 2017 16:03
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[UK] Video: PHE reveals 45 people die every day from smoking

Public Health England reveals 45 people die every day of cardiovascular disease caused by smoking
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:09
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Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study

Marijuana appears to hamper blood flow to the brain, which theoretically could affect your memory and ability to reason, a new study suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 30, 2016 16:24
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In his outrageous Status Quo heyday, he got through three wives, ten Porsches and £1.7m of drugs.... How Rick Parfitt paid the price for rockin' all over the world

He quaffed whisky and red wine for breakfast, smoked 30 cigarettes a day... ‘I’m pleased that I’ve come out the other side,’ Parfitt reflected, after one of his heart attacks. ‘I’ve had 50 years of smoking and drinking and abusing my body.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:04
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Nicotine Accelerates Atherosclerosis in Apolipoprotein E–Deficient Mice by Activating α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor on Mast Cells

Conclusions—Activation of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor on MCs is a mechanism by which nicotine enhances atherosclerosis.
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
added Dec 23, 2016 01:35
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Africa battles rise in deadly lifestyle illnesses

A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released Tuesday showed that most Africans had at least one risk factor for developing one of these diseases, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, poor diet and obesity.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18
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[Colorado] Study: E-Cigarette Use Before Surgery As Harmful As Tobacco

Researchers concluded exposure to e-cigarette vapor was as harmful to wound healing as exposure to tobacco smoke. “It’s basically causing circulation not to meet its final endpoint — the skin,” said Deleyiannis. “Nicotine is certainly one factor and I d
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:34
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Probability of coronary heart disease is directly proportional to intensity of smoking

relative coronary heart disease (CHD) risk is higher for smokers consuming cigarettes over a longer period of time than for smokers consuming the same quantity over a shorter period. After observing data from nearly 120,000 participants over 27 years, re
ANI (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Asia, India] Message on dangers of smoking not getting through: Cardiologist

The message about the dangers of smoking and its correlation with heart attacks is not getting through to the public strongly enough, a leading cardiologist has warned and added that younger smokers are at the greatest risk. While the government can res
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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