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Majority of U.S. Adults Have Poor Heart Health: Study

"We can encourage diet and exercise by increasing access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise. These are influenced by communities and policy makers. Smoking rates can be influenced by tobacco control policies, such as smoking restrictions, tax p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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ARCHIVE: One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

One minute of exposure to marijuana SHS substantially impairs endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes, considerably longer than comparable impairment by tobacco...can exert similar adverse cardiovascular effects regardless of whether it is fr
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Mar 20, 2018 15:45
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[California] Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:39
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[Pennsylvania] Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites

The western Pennsylvania study looked at the relationship between heart disease and a component of air pollution known as fine particulate matter...stems from factories, vehicles, power plants, fires and secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:24
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[Sweden] Cardiovascular Effects of Chronic Snus Use (CHROS)

The current study proposes to investigate the effects of chronic snus use on the blood vessels. Several cardiovascular endpoints are measured using various methods in healthy daily snus users as well as in healthy matched controls.
Clinical Trials.gov (NIH and FDA)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:12
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[Sweden] Moist snuff: Blood samples can soon reveal your lifestyle

People who use moist snuff 'snus' have significantly higher levels of the protein cornulin in their blood than non-snusers. This previously unknown relationship was found in a new study. Whether higher levels per se increase the risk of disease has, howe
ScienceDaily
added Mar 11, 2018 21:11
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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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Researchers use cigarette smoking behavior to identify genes that regulate blood pressure

Scientists discovered the new genetic regions—and confirmed the role of many previously known ones—by looking specifically at cigarette smoking behavior, one of many lifestyle factors that impact blood pressure. .."We know that blood pressure is influence
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:03
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Where we stand now: E-cigarettes

But their use has been surrounded by debate, focusing on the lack of evidence regarding the harms associated with their long-term use, as well as their potential to act as a gateway into smoking among teens. The latest salvo: A study of nearly 70,000 peo
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:54
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E-cigarettes may slow down your heart rate

to be presented at the 2017 American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions, reveal how electronic cigarettes affect heart rhythm and function in mice...two aerosols commonly found in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes): propylene glycol and vegetable g
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 26, 2018 20:01
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