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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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[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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RODU: No stroke risk with snus

Swedish researchers who two years ago reported no association of heart attacks with snus use (abstract here, my blog entry here) now conclude there is no association with stroke. The new study, appearing in the Journal of Internal Medicine, is once agai
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Apr 2, 2014 11:23
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Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

* Exposure to secondhand smoke causes stroke, the new report says * Some 5.6 million children today will die prematurely if things don't change, report says * Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak says he wants a smoke-free generation
CNN
added Jan 18, 2014 22:52
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An Airborne Heart Threat

there is now a pile of evidence, sometimes startling, that air pollution also plays a role in heart attacks and strokes. The new studies suggest that air pollution not only worsens cardiovascular disease — but can also cause it.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2013 16:41
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Male, Female Smokers Face Same Stroke Risk

* Compared with nonsmokers, the excess risk of stroke is at least as great among women who smoke compared with men who smoke. * Compared with never smokers, the beneficial effects of quitting smoking on stroke risk were similar between the sexes.
MedPage Today
added Aug 23, 2013 08:54
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Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study

Significant cuts seen in heart attacks, strokes, asthma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:42
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[Australia, Finland] Smoking parents doom kids

Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 24, 2012 10:38
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