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[UK] Liskeard woman who had legs amputated because of smoking wants to be a health warning to others

A brave woman is demanding the Government put her picture on cigarette packets as a health warning - after she had both her legs amputated because of her 20-a-day habit. Former barmaid Victoria Marks, 41, puffed her first cigarette aged 13 and smoked he
Western Morning News (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:08

Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study

British researchers analyzed bone-healing stem cells in blood samples taken from the area of the fracture in 50 smokers and nonsmokers with broken legs. The bone-healing cells in nonsmokers were of better quality, were more active and divided more quick
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 22:07

[UK] 'Smoking cost me my legs - and I might also lose my arms, too': Mother with 20-a-day habit until she was 31 demands her picture is put on cigarette packs as a warning

Victoria Marks, 41, has Buerger's disease which is linked to smoking It slowly starves her limbs of oxygen meaning the tissue dies It is feared she will now lose her arms as well as her legs She smoked from the age of 13 to the age of 31 when she gave up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:46

Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57

[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29

Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries

Secondhand smoke causes irreversible damage to children's arteries and puts them at increased risk for heart attack and stroke later in life, a new study says. Researchers looked at more than 3,700 adults in Australia and Finland, and found that those ex
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 6, 2014 00:30

[Finland, UK] Passive smoking 'damages children's arteries'

Simon Clark, director of the smokers' group Forest, said: "We must avoid scaremongering because damage to arteries could be caused by a number of factors including poor diet and other forms of air pollution.
BBC Online
added Mar 5, 2014 16:15

[Finland] Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

results show the pervasive effect of exposure to parental smoking on children's vascular health up to 25 years later. There must be continued efforts to reduce smoking among adults to protect young people and to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
European Heart Journal
added Mar 5, 2014 13:58

Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids' arteries

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children's artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. "Exposure to passiv
added Mar 5, 2014 13:33

[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha smoking linked with kidney,cardiovascular diseases: study

has considerably increased among the youth, particularly among the higher secondary school and university students. He expressed these views while addressing a press briefing on “Sheesha smoking and its health hazard” at the School of Public Health, DUH
The News (pk)
added Mar 2, 2014 20:59
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