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Smoking Hookah Could Give You Heart Disease And Cancer

Smoking tobacco through water doesn’t necessarily filter out any of these toxins that can damage the lungs and heart. “The cooled and sweetened flavor of hookah tobacco makes it more enticing to kids and they falsely believe it’s less harmful,” Tracey E.
Medical Daily
added Feb 25, 2014 13:16
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[New York] John Mellencamp puffs away on cigarette while on stroll with girlfriend Meg Ryan

John Mellencamp suffered a heart attack 20 years ago, after having smoked four packs of cigarettes a day for years. And it seems the 62-year-old rocker is still stuck in the habit; he was seen puffing away while out for a stroll with girlfriend Meg Ryan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:46
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LETTER: Dangers of using e-cigarettes before anaesthesia

thinking this is an innocuous plan. However, this unfettered use of nicotine is probably far from safe.2 Nicotine stimulates adrenal catecholamine release and an acute “pressor response.”3 This response can destabilise the cardiovascular and nervous syst
British Medical Journal
added Feb 9, 2014 23:04
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Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say

A one-time screening for a form of potentially dangerous aneurysm is effective and recommended for men aged 65 to 75 who are current or former smokers. So says a draft recommendation issued Monday by the influential panel of experts known as the U.S. Pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:39
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Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

The problem in tabulating the full extent of recent gains against cancer is that efforts to beat back other diseases have also been successful, the researchers said. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:36
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USPSTF: Screen Older Male Smokers for AAA

the review found that one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in men aged 65 years or older reduced AAA rupture and AAA-related mortality rates for up to 10 and 15 years, respectively.
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2014 08:04
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Awards Smoker $5M In Suit Against Philip Morris [FREE FULL TEXT]

Antonio Cuculino, 69, was found to be 60 percent responsible for his health problems caused by decades of smoking Marlboro cigarettes, and the jury reduced the $12.5 million award against Philip Morris to $5 million, according to Cuculino's attorney Jeff
Law360
added Jan 25, 2014 21:08
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[Florida] Former Smoker Awarded $5M, Blames Heart Disease On Cigarettes

The law firm representing a smoker who won a $5 million verdict said the award marks the first time a Florida jury has blamed cigarettes for heart disease. Retired auto mechanic Antonio CuCulino, 69, of Ramrod Key, who was diagnosed with heart disease in
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jan 25, 2014 21:06
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: You are never too old to beat the smoking habit

The fastest and most important boost from giving up cigarettes at any age is cardiovascular. Advancing age is the biggest factor for developing dementia, so quitting has an additional benefit for older folk as it can help maintain mental sharpness and de
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 16, 2014 14:31
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E-Cigarettes and Cardiovascular Risk: Beyond Science and Mysticism

recent studies have shown that various potentially harmful substances, especially nicotine, ultraparticles, and volatile organic compounds, may be effectively inhaled ... it is also considered a potentially effective method for smoking cessation, more foc
Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis (Thieme Institutional Sales)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:46
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