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[Minnesota] Smoking bans really do slash heart attacks and strokes, largest ever study finds

* The more stringent the laws, the better the health benefits, American researchers found * Hospital admissions for heart attacks fell by 15%, strokes by 16% and those for respiratory diseases such as asthma by 24%
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:50

[Minnesota] After Smoking Is Banned, Heart Attacks Drop

"We should now accept this as fact," says Richard Hurt, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic who led one of the studies. Tobacco industry arguments that secondhand smoke isn't a major risk factor for heart disease, he says, are "just nonsense," bec
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:42

[Minnesota] Anti-smoking laws prevent heart attacks, research suggests

Two new studies find evidence that smoking bans are having a measurable impact on the health of others. The studies linked smoke-free laws to reductions in risks for heart attacks and hospitalizations that may be triggered by secondhand smoke. "There ha
added Oct 31, 2012 18:07

[Minnesota] Do secondhand smoke laws prevent heart attacks?

Heart attacks dropped by one-third in one county in Minnesota after two smoke-free workplace ordinances went into place, a new study shows. The lead researcher on the work said that decline was likely due to less secondhand smoke exposure in restaurants
added Oct 31, 2012 18:03

CV Risk Factors Add Up to PAD

* The cardiovascular risk factors of smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes each contribute to men's chance of developing significant peripheral artery disease and together account for most of the risk.
MedPage Today
added Oct 24, 2012 11:48

Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

New research confirms that smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels can all raise men's risk for poor circulation in the legs, otherwise known as peripheral artery disease (PAD).
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 18:06
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Nationwide Study Examines Common Heart Procedures

Patients undergoing angioplasty, stent placement more likely to be overweight, smoke, have high blood pressure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 06:54

Impact on cardiovascular disease events of the implementation of Argentina's national tobacco control law

Implementation of the tobacco control law would produce significant public health benefits in Argentina. Strong advocacy is needed at national and international levels to get this law implemented throughout Argentina.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:30

Heart Disease Deaths in Europe Dropping: Report

over the last few years we have taken steps to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and to highlight the dangers of smoking. These measures have helped enormously, but at the same time many lifestyle-linked changes, such as increasing obesity and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:33

See Health Benefits 48 Hours After Quitting Smoking

"Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin," said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in th
Clay (AL) Times-Journal
added Oct 14, 2012 02:07
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