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Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Most smokers with acute myocardial infarction do not attend outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. • Older, less educated, poor, and uninsured smokers were less likely to participate. • Smokers who participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilita
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:45
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Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43
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Smoke-free policies associated with lower blood pressure

While smoke-free policies—laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants—have been associated with reduced rates of hospitalization for heart disease, previous studies have not examined changes in blood pressure. In this new analys
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 22, 2018 13:10
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Nov 18, 2018 20:55
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[Florida] As Trial Opens Against RJR, Attorneys Argue Whether Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Is Time Barred

What caused the coronary heart disease that forced a Florida smoker to undergo a triple bypass at 45, and when that disease first occurred, took center stage as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds last week. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017CA017202.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:36
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Cancer Poised to Become Top U.S. Killer

Cancer appears to be overtaking heart disease as the leading cause of death in the U.S., especially in higher-income populations, according to an observational study of 12 years of county mortality records. Heart disease was the leading cause of death i
MedPage Today
added Nov 14, 2018 02:59
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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Sex differences in risk factors for myocardial infarction: cohort study of UK Biobank participants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although the incidence of MI was higher in men than in women, several risk factors were more strongly associated with MI in women compared with men. Sex specific associations between risk factors and MI declined with age, but, where it occurred, the highe
British Medical Journal
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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[UK] Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

The researchers, writing in the BMJ, said women should receive the same treatments as men and be offered support to stop smoking. Doctors should also be better at spotting female patients at risk. Men are still three times more likely than women to hav
BBC Online
added Nov 8, 2018 19:01
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