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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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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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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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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
DailyRx
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57
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[UK] Quit smoking adverts highlight toxic risk to brain

A new public health campaign in England is highlighting the toxic damage tobacco smoke does to vital organs such as the brain, as well as the lungs. The TV adverts warn how smoke makes blood "dirty and thick with toxins" which then circulate in the body
BBC Online
added Dec 30, 2013 12:45
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