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Gene Wilder: Richard Pryor Smoked Until His Death

Legendary comic Richard Pryor defied doctors' advice to smoke in his final days and continued to puff away even on his deathbed ... "He had a heart (issue), and he wanted to smoke. The doctor said, 'I am telling you, if you smoke, you will die. Don't smo
World Entertainment News Networki (WENN) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:39
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OFFIT: Don't Take Your Vitamins

received a combination of vitamin A and beta carotene, or a placebo. Investigators stopped the study when they found that the risk of death from lung cancer for those who took the vitamins was 46 percent higher ... consumers don’t know that taking megavit
New York Times
added Jun 9, 2013 15:54
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New Study: Healthy Lifestyle Starts with No Smoking

underscores the huge benefits of adopting heart-healthy behaviors, and shows that not smoking has the greatest benefit of all. The study found that adopting four healthy behaviors – not smoking, regular exercise, eating a Mediterranean-style diet and kee
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 6, 2013 11:19
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More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 5, 2013 07:31
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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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Hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free policy in Uruguay: experience through 2010

Conclusions Adding two more years of follow-up data confirmed that Uruguay's smoke-free law was followed by a substantial and sustained reduction in AMI hospitalisations.
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2013 13:30
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Control of Heart Risks May Vary Among Outpatient Practices

Management of heart disease risk factors -- such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and smoking -- varies significantly among outpatient practices in the United States, according to a new study. Researchers found that among 18 primary care and card
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 17, 2013 22:41
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Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says

People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it's too late to start getting fit, but new research finds that shaping up in middle age lowers the odds for heart failure later in life.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 17, 2013 05:44
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