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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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[Sweden] Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol Use, and the Risk of Early Stroke / A Population-Based Cohort Study of 45 000 Swedish Men

We found no evident association between cannabis use in young adulthood and stroke, including strokes before 45 years of age. Tobacco smoking, however, showed a clear, dose–response shaped association with stroke.
Stroke
added Jan 2, 2017 18:38
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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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Association of Secondhand Smoke With Stroke Outcomes

Individuals with previous stroke have 50% greater odds to have been exposed to SHS; SHS is associated with a 2-fold increase in mortality after stroke. This study highlights the importance of obtaining exposure to SHS history and counseling patients and t
Stroke
added Oct 21, 2016 20:19
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Secondhand smoke linked to higher risk of stroke

The increased risk of stroke that comes with smoking may extend to nonsmokers who live in the same household and breathe in secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers found that never-smokers who had a stroke were nearly 50 percent more likely
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2016 20:15
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