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Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Heart patients who continue to smoke after undergoing artery-opening procedures have a much higher long-term risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death than those who quit smoking or never smoked, a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2015 12:19
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LOMBORG: The spread of western disease: 'The poor are dying more and more like the rich'

Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities...For the first time, more people in the developing world now die from strokes and heart attacks than infectious.... Tobacco, the single biggest killer will cause 10 million d
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:41
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[UK] VIDEO: Blood clots from smoking could cause strokes (related)

The horrifying consequences of smoking increasing the likelihood of blood clots and potential strokes is the focus of a new campaign from the Stroke Association UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:00
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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Don't smoke. Smoking and taking oral birth control pills raises stroke risk, as does smoking if you get migraines with aura. Avoid secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2014 11:17
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[Denmark] Smokers with low education 'may have greater risk of stroke'

Approximately 16% of men and 11% of women are at high risk of stroke due to low education level, smoking and high blood pressure, according to a new multicenter Danish study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state by living a healthy lifes
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:26
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E Cigarette Registry Launched by Bernstein Liebhard LLP to Track Adverse Events Potentially Associated with Electronic Cigarettes

The Firm invites visitors to ecigregistry.com to report serious health issues they suspect were caused by exposure to E Cigarettes, including hospitalizations for: * Nicotine poisoning * Pneumonia * Heart attack * Stroke * Atrial fibrillation * Cong
PR Newswire
added Aug 5, 2014 16:32
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[Europe, Ireland] Smokers are cutting back on food to fund their craving

The disastrous smoking habits of the Irish have been highlighted in two new studies — we are far more prone than other Europeans to continue smoking after suffering a stroke and one in 10 of us cut back on food to fund our craving. A study by the Health
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 30, 2014 04:55
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Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths

have a much greater risk of dying early from any of the nation's five leading causes of death, federal health officials reported Thursday. Those living in eight southern states -- Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2014 20:53
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Potentially Preventable Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2008–2010

Reducing the number of earlier than expected deaths from the leading causes of death requires risk factor reduction … 1) diseases of the heart: tobacco use…cancer: tobacco use…chronic lower respiratory diseases: tobacco smoke, second hand smoke exposure…c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 1, 2014 19:11
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