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Quitting smoking drops heart attack risk to levels of never smokers

Both active smokers and past smokers had a higher prevalence of severely blocked coronary arteries compared to non-smokers. This was determined using coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA), a non-invasive imaging technique that enables direct v
ScienceDaily
added Sep 3, 2013 02:59
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[Asia, India] Quitting smoking does not completely cut cardiovascular disease risk

A new study suggests that smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack, than people who have never smoked. According to Dr Dohi, quitting smoking is the most important thing people can do to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease. But until
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Sep 2, 2013 11:11
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Electronic cigarettes: No adverse effects on coronary microcirculation

"This study adds to currently available evidence that supports that electronic cigarettes are significantly less harmful compared with tobacco," Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos (Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Kallithea, Greece) said here at the European Soci
theheart.org (ca)
added Sep 1, 2013 02:33
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[Europe, UK] Smokers who survive to 70 still lose 4 years of life

“Previous studies had demonstrated that prolonged cigarette smoking from early adult life was associated with about 10 years loss of life expectancy, with about one quarter of smokers killed by their habit before the age of 70. Stopping at ages 60, 50, 4
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:25
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[Europe] Short term smoking cessation reverses endothelial damage

Eight weeks of smoking cessation reverses the endothelial damage caused by smoking, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr Yasuaki Dohi from Japan. Serotonin remained elevated, suggesting 8 weeks of cessation is insufficient to re
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:23
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STEMI incidence falls in Southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

She concluded: “Introduction of the smoking ban in public places induced a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI among the overall population of Canton Ticino in Switzerland. The greatest impact was seen in women ≥65 years old.
European Society of Cardiology
added Sep 1, 2013 02:21
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STEMI incidence falls in southern Switzerland after smoking ban implemented

The study found a significant and long-lasting reduction in the incidence of STEMI hospitalisations in the overall population of Canton Ticino after the smoking ban was implemented.
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2013 12:19
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Ex-supermodel starved herself, chain-smoked and used drugs to be skinny

Otis often claimed she did Jazzercise workouts and lifted weights three days a week, when in reality, she exercised a minimum of two hours a day every single day, and subsisted on a diet of cigarettes and coffee. As a result, the 5-foot-10, blue-eyed bea
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 22, 2013 16:19
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No-smoking law in Colorado casinos led to fewer ambulance calls

Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association. "We applaud Colorado lawmakers for protecting casino workers and patrons and encourage more states and Native American tribes to follow suit." The study did not have information on outcomes of the ambul
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 10, 2013 11:24
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[Colorado] New Study: Ambulance Calls Fall After Casinos Go Smoke-Free

This study is further evidence why smoke-free laws should apply to all workplaces and public places – including restaurants, bars and casinos – and protect all workers and customers. No one should have to put their health at risk in order to earn a paych
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2013 05:54
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