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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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[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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[Asia] China Faces a Surge in Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

an epidemic of cardiovascular disease that will probably worsen over the next two decades...Smoking is also widespread...More than half of Chinese men still smoke. Cardiovascular illnesses are now the leading cause of death in China.
New York Times
added Aug 15, 2016 18:56
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Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke

Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24
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[Texas] Edinburg first city in Hidalgo County to ban smoking in bars

30 members of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition, which helped promote a new amendment to the city’s ordinance that was adopted Tuesday night banning smoking in all public places, including bars, restaurants and parks. Tristan said her daughter,
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Dec 2, 2015 07:32
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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
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[UK] VIDEO: 'If you could see the damage, you'd stop' Anti-smoking campaign

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 Jun 16, 2015 17:16
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[Germany] Impact of smoking and quitting on cardiovascular outcomes and risk advancement periods among older adults

Smoking is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular events even at older age. Smoking cessation is highly and rapidly beneficial also at advanced age.
European Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 21, 2013 13:35
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[Europe] Women die of smoking too

The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
EuroNews
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
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