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Stroke risk among menthol versus non-menthol cigarette smokers in the United States: Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results were not much affected by which covariates were included in the models, but depended strongly on the NHANES cycles included in the analysis...findings illustrate the need for fully reporting research and analytical methods, especially when analyse
Science Direct
added Mar 23, 2017 02:31
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[Africa, Kenya] Smoking costs 'Dereva Chunga Maisha' hit singer a foot

More than two-and-a-half decades ago, his authoritative voice ruled the airwaves... He explains: “I have been a smoker since I was in Form Three... In 2007, while in England, Muthee suffered a stroke that left him partially paralysed on his left side and
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:38
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[Alabama] Nonsmokers at increased risk of stroke from secondhand smoke

University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Leslie McClure, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biostatistics, is senior author of a new paper published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that finds exposure to SHS also increased the risk of strok
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 10, 2015 10:45
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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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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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7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health ... Outdoor air pollution-caused deaths ... 40% – ischaemic heart disease; 40% – stroke; 11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 25, 2014 06:57
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The Effect of Tobacco Control Measures during a Period of Rising Cardiovascular Disease Risk in India: A Mathematical Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

Smoke-free laws and substantially increased tobacco taxation appear to be markedly potent population measures to avert future cardiovascular deaths in India. Despite the rise in co-morbid cardiovascular disease risk factors like hyperlipidemia and hyperte
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:27
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[Australia] Stroke cases fall as people quit smoking

THE number of stroke cases in Australia has fallen in the past 20 years despite the ageing of the population, according to research led by the University of Adelaide. This is good news for Australians, says chief investigator Professor Jonathan Newbury.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 16, 2013 03:38
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[Germany] Smoking cessation in old age: Less heart attacks and strokes within 5 years

"We were able to show that the risk of smokers for cardiovascular diseases is more than twice that of non-smokers. However, former smokers are affected at almost the same low rate as people of the same age who never smoked," says Brenner. "Moreover, smok
EurekAlert
added Feb 20, 2013 17:23
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Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09
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