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For men under 50, the more cigarettes smoked, the higher the stroke risk

Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked — and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research. The study, published Thursday in the American Heart Ass
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 17:06
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Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

"Our study offers clear evidence that drinking is bad for maintaining a healthy balance of microbes in the mouth and could help explain why drinking, like smoking, leads to bacterial changes already tied to cancer and chronic disease,"
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2018 00:38
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As Younger Men's Smoking Rises, So Does Their Stroke Risk

And the more they smoke, the greater their stroke risk, reported the University of Maryland investigators..."We found that men who smoked were 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked," said lead researcher Janina Markidan, a univ
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 19, 2018 17:37

More than 4 in 10 Americans Live with Unhealthy Air According to 2018 'State of the Air' Report

American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found ozone pollution worsened significantly due to warmer temperatures, while particle pollution generally continued to improve in 2014-2016. The 19th annual national air quality "report card" fo
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:34

Air quality linked to cardiac 'events,' heart disease patients unaware

Poor air quality with high levels of tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 are tied to a spike in emergency department visits for heart- and lung-related illnesses and stroke, a California study suggests, but a nationwide U.S. survey finds that few he
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16

Cigarette Smoking and Incident Heart Failure: Insights From the Jackson Heart Study

Conclusions—In blacks, cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for LV hypertrophy, systolic dysfunction, and incident HF hospitalization even after adjusting for effects on coronary heart disease.
added Apr 17, 2018 16:43
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[California] Smoking Cessation Therapies Do Not Raise Cardiovascular Risk

Despite the proven efficacy of smoking cessation medications, some doctors hesitate to prescribe them because of suspected side effects such as heart attack and stroke. A new, large-scale study led by UC San Francisco may help allay these concerns. It fo
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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Cigarette smoking raises heart failure risk in African Americans

Cigarette smoking is clearly associated with coronary artery disease, but its relationship with heart failure is not as well known, especially among African Americans, Hall’s team writes in the journal Circulation. Blacks in the U.S. have double the inc
added Apr 16, 2018 21:14

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

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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