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[Australia] GENDER DIFFERENCE IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LONG TERM PASSIVE SMOKING EXPOSURE AND HDL-CHOLESTEROL IN LATE ADOLESCENCE (PDF)

Conclusion: This study has shown a gender difference in the relationship between passive smoking and HDL-C in adolescents. Exposure to passive smoking in girls could have adverse consequences on their risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
added Apr 30, 2013 15:05
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[UK] Teenage girls are at a higher risk of health problems from passive smoking than boys

Researchers found that when teenage girls are exposed to second-hand smoke at home, they tend to have lower levels of the 'good' form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk. High-density lipoproteins (HDL) pick up excess cholesterol in the blood
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2013 14:56
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[Ireland] Smoking ban saves 3,700 lives thanks to cleaner air

"Our study shows that mortality decreases were primarily due to reductions in passive smoking, rather than a reduction in active smoking, and we remember that this protection from passive smoke was the basis for the introduction of the 2004 legislation.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 30, 2013 06:00
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[Uae: Dubai] Anti-smoking campaign targets young users

Medical specialists highlighted the adverse effects of smoking on the skin, heart, gastrointestinal tract and bones during an anti-smoking campaign at the American College of Dubai.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 21, 2013 13:01
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It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2013 14:20
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[India] 50 years ago: Research on evils of smoking

Smoking might lead to an increase in pressure in the blood vessels in the lungs, according to a study of the Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute. In a review of the progress of the Institute, which celebrated its tenth Foundation Day here yesterday, the d
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:26
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Low Life Expectancy Continues To Plague Former Soviet Countries

The combined effect of a steep increase in alcohol and tobacco consumption, both among working-age people and the younger generation, is the main trigger of cardiovascular disease, the article, "Health and Health Systems in the Commonwealth of Independen
Radio Free Europe
added Apr 5, 2013 13:50
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VA Joins With Million Hearts Campaign

The Million Hearts™ campaign encourages a targeted focus on the “ABCS” – Aspirin for people at risk, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation ––all of which address the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease and can
VA - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
added Mar 29, 2013 13:50
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[UK] Stop Smoking And Lose Weight: Survey Reveals Key To Happy Relationship Is Keeping Healthy (PICTURES)

People in relationships want their partners to lose weight and stop smoking in a bid to improve their health, according to a survey. Over half (59%) of people said they would like their partner to shed the pounds, while almost eight in ten (79%) people
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:39
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Obamacare funds 'Tips from Former Smokers' and other public health campaigns

Perhaps one of the most unnerving campaigns, unnerving at least for smokers, is the national “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign launched by the CDC last year. The graphic series of advertisements features disabled and disfigured ex-smokers testifying to
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 25, 2013 16:57
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