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Mount Sinai Study Demonstrates Connection Between Secondhand Tobacco Smoke And Coronary Artery Calcification In "Never Smokers"

The extent of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) is a significant predictor of the prevalence and extent of coronary artery calcification, according to a landmark research study by a team of radiologists and cardiologists at The Icahn School of
Mount Sinai Hospital
added Mar 9, 2013 11:10
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Secondhand smoke exposure is riskier than cholesterol (Video)

Harvey S. Hecht, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues reported in this study the overall prevalence of coronary artery plaque in those exposed to secondhand smoke was 24%, which rose to 26% in those with the highest exposure,
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 9, 2013 11:05
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Secondhand Smoke Riskier than Cholesterol

there was a very significant and independent dose-response relationship of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure to coronary artery calcification in never smokers. * The second hand tobacco smoke exposure odds ratios were higher than for all risk factors exc
MedPage Today
added Mar 9, 2013 11:03
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Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease

tooth loss is also associated with several risk factors for heart disease, a large international study suggests. These heart disease-related risk factors include diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2013 06:55
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds

The more you're exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, a new study indicates. The findings suggest that exposure to secondhand smoke may be more dangerous than previously thought, according t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2013 06:55
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Secondhand smoke exposure linked to signs of heart disease

the more you are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--whether it was during your childhood or as an adult, at work or at home--the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, according to research being presented at the American College o
EurekAlert
added Mar 8, 2013 02:33
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Effects of smoking and smoking cessation on human serum metabolite profile: results from the KORA cohort study

Conclusions: We showed that smoking-related changes in human serum metabolites are reversible after smoking cessation, consistent with the known cardiovascular risk reduction. The metabolites identified may serve as potential biomarkers to evaluate the s
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 5, 2013 15:27
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[UK] VIDEO: Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the 5 major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today.
Department of Health (uk)
added Mar 5, 2013 10:11
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[Jamaica] 'Pass tobacco control laws now' - Barton

Professor Everard Barton, chief of nephrology at the University Hospital of the West Indies, and chairman of Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, has called on the Government to make haste in passing tobacco-control legislation. Barton, speaking during a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:39
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[UK] CLARKE: (blog) Confessions of an ex-smoker: 'At 52 I was shuffling back to my bed like an 80

This year’s I’m supporting No Smoking Day. The point isn’t to badger people into quitting – it’s to encourage people just like me to think about how they could spend the money they’d save by quitting – even in a week and of course the health benefits. I’
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:14
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