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ABRAMSON / REDBERG: Don’t Give More Patients Statins

80 percent of cardiovascular disease is caused by smoking, lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet, and other lifestyle factors. Statins give the illusion of protection to many people, who would be much better served, for example, by simply walking an extra 1
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2013 02:25
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An Airborne Heart Threat

there is now a pile of evidence, sometimes startling, that air pollution also plays a role in heart attacks and strokes. The new studies suggest that air pollution not only worsens cardiovascular disease — but can also cause it.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2013 16:41
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[Africa, South Africa] The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results

79% of survey respondents say they picked up the habit before age 20. Of these, a disturbing 13% were aged between six and 13 years. Clearly, it's easy for children and teenagers to access cigarettes, regardless of the fact that selling tobacco product
Health 24 (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:04
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FDA, Take Note: Study Shows E-Cigs Pose No Risk to Heart Cells

The FDA's Pending Decision Needs to Account for the Huge Harm Reduction Potential of E-Cigs
MarketWired
added Nov 5, 2013 16:57
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Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC

wake-up call for the epilepsy community, said Janice Buelow, vice president of programs and research at the Epilepsy Foundation. "We know that people with epilepsy tended to smoke more … "People with epilepsy should adopt a healthy lifestyle; if they smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 4, 2013 11:50
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Comparison of the Cytotoxic Potential of Cigarette Smoke and Electronic Cigarette Vapour Extract on Cultured Myocardial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: This study indicates that some EC samples have cytotoxic properties on cultured cardiomyoblasts, associated with the production process and materials used in flavourings. However, all EC vapour extracts were significantly less cytotoxic co
MDPI AG (ch)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:14
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[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00
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Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done

Doctors need to treat patients' unhealthy lifestyle habits -- such as smoking, poor eating and being overweight -- as aggressively as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiovascular disease risk factors, a new American Heart Association pol
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 16, 2013 08:41
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[Colorado] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

what can happen just minutes - 60 seconds, according to some research - after taking in a breath of smoke, even secondhand. In the bloodstream, platelets are activated and become sticky. They clump together to form clots that can cause a heart attack or
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 21, 2013 11:45
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'Smoker's Paradox' Seen in Cardiac Arrest Data

* Smoking is associated with improved survival as well as good neurologic outcome in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest, a study found. * The improved survival and good outcome in smokers persisted after adjustment fo
MedPage Today
added Sep 18, 2013 08:30
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