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Obamacare funds 'Tips from Former Smokers' and other public health campaigns

Perhaps one of the most unnerving campaigns, unnerving at least for smokers, is the national “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign launched by the CDC last year. The graphic series of advertisements features disabled and disfigured ex-smokers testifying to (National)
added Mar 25, 2013 16:57

What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer

For those who followed four factors, there was a 33 percent lower risk for cancer and for those who followed one or two, there was a 21 percent lower risk, the researchers said. If "not smoking" was removed from the mix of heart-healthy behaviors, the as
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2013 22:57

Quitting Cigarettes Cuts Heart Risks, Even If You Gain Weight

Long-term study shows cardiac-health benefits in kicking the habit despite added pounds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2013 13:43

Weight Gain in Smokers Who Quit Is OK for the Heart

* Note that this analysis of the Framingham Offspring Study demonstrates a reduced risk of cardiovascular events in those who quit smoking, despite weight gain. * Be aware that smoking status was self-reported.
MedPage Today
added Mar 13, 2013 13:43

Should Clinicians Encourage Smoking Cessation for Every Patient Who Smokes?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Mar 13, 2013 11:47

[UK] Association of Smoking Cessation and Weight Change With Cardiovascular Disease Among Adults With and Without Diabetes [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this community-based cohort, smoking cessation was associated with a lower risk of CVD events among participants without diabetes, and weight gain that occurred following smoking cessation did not modify this association. This supports a net cardiovas
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Mar 13, 2013 11:46

Quitting smoking linked with lower risk of cardiovascular disease among adults without diabetes
added Mar 13, 2013 11:44

Smokers are better off quitting, even though they'll gain weight

Smokers can do their hearts a favor by quitting, even though they'll lprobably gain weight, a new study concludes.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 13, 2013 11:42

Heart Surgeon Attacks Ad with Female Cigar Smoker: Why It Is Harder for Women to Quit and How to Stop

This time he's taking on Karrass, the self-proclaimed "worldwide leader in negotiation training" for running an ad featuring an attractive businesswoman smoking a celebratory cigar. When Dr. Neravetla saw the ad in two separate in-flight magazines—US Airw
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 12, 2013 12:54

The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

This study provides some of the first evidence of improved health outcomes with the 2003 introduction of smoke-free law in PEI. The smoke-free law introduced on June 1, 2003 was associated with significant reductions in mean monthly AMI admissions and in
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 9, 2013 20:53
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