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Chronic stress equals smoking five cigarettes a day: study

New research from Columbia University Medical Center found that people who said they felt anxious and overwhelmed were 27 percent more likely to suffer a heart attack.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:54
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Smoking Bans Linked To Lower Hospitalizations For Heart Attacks And Lung Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries

We investigated the association between smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants, and bars passed throughout the United States during 1991–2008 and hospital admissions . .. Risk-adjusted hospital admission rates for acute myocardial infarction fell
Health Affairs (ca)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:23
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Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
UPI
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
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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 smoki
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2012 10:37
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Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix May Carry Heart Risks, FDA Warns

Smokers should talk with their doctor before taking the drug, agency says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 18:10
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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990—2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:13
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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990—2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

In 2010, the three leading risk factors for global disease burden were high blood pressure (7·0% [95% uncertainty interval 6·2—7·7] of global DALYs), tobacco smoking including second-hand smoke (6·3% [5·5—7·0]), and alcohol use (5·5% [5·0—5·9]). In 1990,
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:09
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Chantix May Up Heart Risk, FDA Warns

MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2012 12:46
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Chantix May Up Heart Risk, FDA Warns

A meta-analysis ordered by the agency and conducted by drugmaker Pfizer found a higher occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular events -- including death, MI, and stroke -- with the drug than with placebo.
MedPage Today
added Dec 12, 2012 18:08
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One cigarette raises risk of death, study finds

Cardiac arrest chance almost doubles for female smokers
PostMedia News (ca)
added Dec 12, 2012 15:34
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