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[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
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[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
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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
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2014 13:33
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[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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No Need to Screen All Adults for Clogged Neck Arteries, Experts Say

screening should be reserved for patients at risk for the development of carotid artery blockage and stroke. That includes people over the age of 65 who are at high risk for "hardening of the arteries," with conditions such as ... a history of smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2014 23:13
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[UK] Social smokers underestimate risks, study suggests

Only one in four part-time smokers worries that their tobacco intake will harm their health even though such smokers consume an average of 37 cigarettes a week. Smoking as few as between one and four cigarettes a day can triple the risk of dying from hea
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:56
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[UK] Social smokers are still party to health risks ($$)

they appear to enjoy all of the fun and none of the consequences. That complacency is misplaced, according to new figures which show that only a quarter of “non-daily” smokers are worried about the risk to their health. Blissfully unaware that smoking be
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:55
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[UK] Just one cigarette a day trebles heart risk: Britain's 1.1million 'social' smokers warned of dangers to their health

* Researchers from the British Heart Foundation say smoking between one and four cigarettes a day increased the risk of heart disease * Findings should be a warning to 1.1million 'part time' smokers, say doctors * Study was commissioned by the charity
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:51
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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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Smoking Hookah Could Give You Heart Disease And Cancer

Smoking tobacco through water doesn’t necessarily filter out any of these toxins that can damage the lungs and heart. “The cooled and sweetened flavor of hookah tobacco makes it more enticing to kids and they falsely believe it’s less harmful,” Tracey E.
Medical Daily
added Feb 25, 2014 13:16
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