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Secondhand Smoke Riskier than Cholesterol

there was a very significant and independent dose-response relationship of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure to coronary artery calcification in never smokers. * The second hand tobacco smoke exposure odds ratios were higher than for all risk factors exc
MedPage Today
added Mar 9, 2013 11:03
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Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease

tooth loss is also associated with several risk factors for heart disease, a large international study suggests. These heart disease-related risk factors include diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2013 06:55
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds

The more you're exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, a new study indicates. The findings suggest that exposure to secondhand smoke may be more dangerous than previously thought, according t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2013 06:55
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Secondhand smoke exposure linked to signs of heart disease

the more you are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--whether it was during your childhood or as an adult, at work or at home--the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, according to research being presented at the American College o
EurekAlert
added Mar 8, 2013 02:33
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Effects of smoking and smoking cessation on human serum metabolite profile: results from the KORA cohort study

Conclusions: We showed that smoking-related changes in human serum metabolites are reversible after smoking cessation, consistent with the known cardiovascular risk reduction. The metabolites identified may serve as potential biomarkers to evaluate the s
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 5, 2013 15:27
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[UK] VIDEO: Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the 5 major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today.
Department of Health (uk)
added Mar 5, 2013 10:11
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[Jamaica] 'Pass tobacco control laws now' - Barton

Professor Everard Barton, chief of nephrology at the University Hospital of the West Indies, and chairman of Caribbean Institute of Nephrology, has called on the Government to make haste in passing tobacco-control legislation. Barton, speaking during a
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:39
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[UK] CLARKE: (blog) Confessions of an ex-smoker: 'At 52 I was shuffling back to my bed like an 80

This year’s I’m supporting No Smoking Day. The point isn’t to badger people into quitting – it’s to encourage people just like me to think about how they could spend the money they’d save by quitting – even in a week and of course the health benefits. I’
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:14
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[UK] Smog May Boost Death Risk for Heart Attack Survivors

Exposure to smog is linked to higher death risk among people admitted to the hospital for a heart attack, a new study suggests. British researchers found death rates for these patients increased following exposure to air pollution from fine "particulate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 26, 2013 00:12
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[Germany, UK] 'Never too late to quit smoking' ($$)

Scientists at the German Cancer Research Centre found that people in their 50s and 60s could cut their heart disease risk by 40 per cent within five years of giving up. Their study is published in the European Journal of
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:34
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