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[Oregon] Burning cigar, stroke are factors in fatal house hire

The man was smoking in bed shortly before 11 p.m. when he had a stroke and couldn’t escape from the fire that soon spread throughout the home in the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive, officials said.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Apr 10, 2014 17:44
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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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Secondhand smoke exposure predicted chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other tobacco related mortality in a 17-years cohort study in China

Conclusions: This study has shown dose response relationships between SHS and major tobacco related mortality, and provided new evidence to support causation for COPD and ischemic stroke.
Chest
added Jun 14, 2012 21:25
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New restrictions make Canada the global leader of the pack for tobacco control

Heart & Stroke is thrilled to see robust regulations for plain and standardized packaging on all tobacco products. These measures are considered the strongest and most comprehensive in the world. "We applaud the federal government for its decisive action
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:11
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22
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The Cost of LIGHTING UP / A Closer Look at Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)

According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42
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Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Raises MI, Stroke Risk

Smokers who light up just once a day have a significantly increased risk for heart disease and stroke, equivalent to about half the excess risk seen in heavy smokers, researchers report. Their meta-analysis of 141 prospective cohort studies conducted in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2018 04:13
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