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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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Biological and psychological factors associated with smoking abstinence six years post-stroke

Intention of change, having the disruption criteria, and abstinence one year after stroke were predictors of abstinence at 6 years. An insular lesion in the acute phase of stroke does not determine the tobacco use status at six years.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[UK] Deaths from heart disease fall by over 20% since smoking ban, official figures reveal

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of PHE, described the landmark change in the law introduced by the then Labour government as “extraordinary”. But he said it was only one of 10 legislative moves which together have brought about a “huge” cultural change
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Secondhand smoke cost nonsmokers over 323 bil. yen in medical bills in FY2014: research

As a result, the estimated number of those who would develop lung cancer due to secondhand smoke stood at around 11,400, and they would have to pay an extra 33.5 billion yen in medical bills. In addition, an estimated 101,400 people would develop ischemi
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:57
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Stroke risk among menthol versus non-menthol cigarette smokers in the United States: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results were not much affected by which covariates were included in the models, but depended strongly on the NHANES cycles included in the analysis...findings illustrate the need for fully reporting research and analytical methods, especially when analyse
Science Direct
added Mar 23, 2017 02:31
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SIEGEL: American Heart Association Claims that Vaping Causes Severe Strokes and is More Risky than Smoking

You can see why I call this an example of public health malpractice. The American Heart Association is essentially advising smokers that they are better off continuing to smoke than quitting smoking and switching completely to vaping. This is perhaps the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:17
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Do you use e-cigarettes? You may be at greater risk of a STROKE: Exposure to vapors damages chemicals in the brain

Researchers exposed mice to both e-cigarette vapour and smoke from tobacco / They found the animals were more likely to have a stroke from e-cigarette puffs / Experts now warn that the popular gadgets are not any safer than cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:09
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[UK] E-cigs could raise the risk of suffering a stroke more than smoking

Tests showed regular vaping reduced the amount of glucose in the brain, a fuel necessary to boost neurons....As far as brain health goes, scientists warned the electronic devices was not safer than smoking and may pose a similar, if not bigger, risk for s
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 15:00
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[Sweden] Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk

Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly 50,000 Swedish military conscripts. “Extensive tobacco smokers in late adolescence had a fivefold increased risk
Reuters
added Jan 6, 2017 00:45
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