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How 30 minutes of hookah smoking affects your heart

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) supports the WHO's conclusion. Specifically, the researchers show the effects of just one session of hookah smoking on heart rate, blood pressure, and arterial stiffn
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 7, 2018 20:31
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Smoking hookah is just as bad for your heart as cigarettes, study suggests

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found hookah smoking had the same short-term cardiovascular effects as cigarettes, suggesting the long-term risks are probably comparable, too. Smoking hookah is not safe according to new
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 15:15
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Hookah smoking raises cardiovascular risk comparable to traditional cigarette smoking, study finds

“Our findings challenge the concept that fruit-flavored hookah tobacco smoking is a healthier tobacco alternative. It is not,” said Mary Rezk-Hanna, the study's lead author. In direct contradiction to marketing efforts claiming that hookah (water pipe)
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:45
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Acute Effect of Hookah Smoking on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections in Adults Aged 18 to 34 Years of Age

the present study shows for the first time that in young adult hookah smokers, a single hookah smoking session causes an acute increase in arterial stiffness of comparable magnitude to what has been previously reported for cigarettes. Further research is
American Journal of Cardiology
added Aug 3, 2018 21:44
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Smoking linked to increased atrial fibrillation risk

Current smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to develop the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation, suggests an analysis of existing research. The more a person smokes, the greater the risk, but quitting smoking appears to lower it si
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:53
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4.6M to Smoker After Finding RJR Liable for His Heart, Vascular Diseases

A state court jury awarded $4.62 million last week to a Florida smoker who claims R.J. Reynolds is responsible for a decades-long nicotine addiction that caused his heart and vascular diseases. Bush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007CA003083.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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Florida Jury Sides With Peripheral Vascular Sufferer At Trial With R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were assessed by a Florida jury at $1,095,000 on July 25, following a two-week phase 1 trial initiated by a 69-year-old smoker suffering from peripheral vascular disease, coronary heart disease and chroni
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:05
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Cigarette and e-cigarette dual use and risk of cardiopulmonary symptoms in the Health eHeart Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

These data demonstrate that, among dual users, the use of e-cigarettes was not associated with less exposure to tobacco smoke or health risks. It provides epidemiologic evidence specifically linking e-cigarettes, and possibly a synergistic relationship b
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 26, 2018 17:20
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $1M Onto $3.5M Smoking Verdict Against Reynolds ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds with roughly $1 million in punitive damages, a day after finding the company bore the majority of the blame for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting vascular and heart diseases and awarding $3.52 million in compensatory damages.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2018 01:01
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[Florida] Jury Says RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $3.5M Smoking Verdict ($$)

Jurors in Pensacola, Florida, who began deliberating on Monday, returned with a verdict in favor of Charles Bush, finding that he was addicted to cigarettes and this addiction was a legal cause of his peripheral vascular disease and coronary heart diseas
Law360
added Jul 24, 2018 23:20
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