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Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
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[Minnesota] After Smoking Is Banned, Heart Attacks Drop

When smoking is banned in bars and workplaces, the number of people who suffer heart attacks and die drops within months, according to two new studies. They found benefits not only in saving lives, but in lowering the cost of medical care for heart atta
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 13, 2012 04:28
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[UK] Use of varenicline for smoking cessation and risk of serious cardiovascular events: nationwide cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This cohort study found no increased risk of major cardiovascular events associated with use of varenicline compared with bupropion for smoking cessation. On the basis of the upper confidence limit, the data allowed the exclusion of a 40% increased risk
British Medical Journal
added Nov 12, 2012 12:59
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Tobacco Smoking and Postoperative Outcomes After Colorectal Surgery

Conclusions: Smoking increases the risk of complications after all types of major colorectal surgery, with the greatest risk apparent for current smokers. A concerted effort should be made toward promoting smoking cessation in all patients scheduled for
Annals of Surgery
added Nov 10, 2012 12:32
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Smokers may fare worse after colorectal surgery

a new study finds that smokers face more complications and higher chances of death following major surgery for colorectal cancers and other diseases. "We wanted to see if smoking has a specific effect on these patients... and really wanted to know if pa
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2012 12:31
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U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study

American men and women -- even those with a favorable health history -- have a significant risk of developing cardiovascular disease in their lifetime, a new study finds. Overall, U.S. adults have a more than 55 percent estimated risk of developing cardi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:38
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[Philippines] CVD patients getting younger due to smoking, says expert

A group of cardiologists has sounded the alarm over the possible epidemic of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and stroke among young Filipinos in the near future because of smoking. Dr. Saturnino Javier, president of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA),
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:37
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[UK] Heart disease deaths halved by healthier lifestyles

The number of deaths from heart disease, strokes and other circulatory diseases is falling in England and Wales as medical advances and healthier lifestyles take effect. Mortality rates in these areas are down by nearly half in a decade, the Office for N
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:07
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Traditional CV risk factors linked to peripheral artery disease

Smoking, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia are significantly associated with the risk for clinically significant peripheral artery disease (PAD) in men, with each additional factor doubling the risk, conclude US and Dutch researchers
MedWire News (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:05
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory DiseasesClinical Perspective: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Circulation
added Nov 7, 2012 10:47
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