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[Canada] Even half a pack a day female smokers spike their heart risk: study

Canadian Press
added Dec 12, 2012 10:10
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Smokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting

* Explain that an analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study showed that risk of sudden cardiac death was higher in women who smoked and highest for those who smoked the most cigarettes for the longest duration. * Note that women who had quit smokin
MedPage Today
added Dec 11, 2012 19:10
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Even Light Smoking Boosts Women's Risk of Sudden Heart Death: Study

As few as 1 to 14 cigarettes daily doubled risk, researchers found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2012 18:16
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Smoking Doubles Women’s Sudden Death Risk

Smoking cigarettes may more than double a woman’s risk of sudden cardiac death. But quitting can reduce that risk significantly over time, according to a new study.
WebMD
added Dec 11, 2012 18:12
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'Smoking kills 100000 in Pakistan annually'

This statistic was imparted by Dr Nadeem Rizvi, of the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre’s Department of Chest Medicine while addressing a seminar titled, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):causes and remedies”, at a local hotel under the j
The News (pk)
added Nov 30, 2012 21:42
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Cost effectiveness of full coverage of the medical management of smoking cessation in France

Conclusions Compared to other health measures in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease already covered by SHI, full coverage of smoking cessation is the most cost-effective approach.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 30, 2012 10:27
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Deaths

Hawaii was a leader in enacting smoke free legislation in the United States, in being only the 14th state to go smoke-free through a comprehensive law that protects workers and patrons throughout our state from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Nov 16, 2012 18:26
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SIEGEL: Meta-Analysis of Smoking Ban and Heart Attack Studies Seems to Have Cherry-Picked Its Data, Excluding the Second Largest Study Because It Failed to Find an Effect

the real reason for the exclusion of the Rodu study was that it showed negative results among a systematic sample of large populations. The study is fatal to the notion that smoking bans produce dramatic, immediate, and measurable reductions in heart att
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:05
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[South Dakota] HARMS: Smoking law is working

Two years later, the numbers are in and it's already working. The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations released statistics that show the number of heart attack hospitalizations dropped 6 percent from before the health care law (2009) to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Nov 13, 2012 09:41
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[Minnesota] Decline in incidence of heart attacks appears associated with smoke-free workplace laws

A decline in the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack) in one Minnesota county appears to be associated with the implementation of smoke-free workplace laws, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a
ScienceDaily
added Nov 13, 2012 05:20
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