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Secondhand smoke increases stroke risk by 30 percent for nonsmokers

"Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to SHS and add to the body of evidence supporting stricter smoking regulations. Future research will need to investigate the role of cardiovascular
EurekAlert
added Jul 10, 2015 10:38
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LOMBORG: The spread of western disease: 'The poor are dying more and more like the rich'

Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities...For the first time, more people in the developing world now die from strokes and heart attacks than infectious.... Tobacco, the single biggest killer will cause 10 million d
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:41
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[UK] VIDEO: Blood clots from smoking could cause strokes (related)

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 Feb 15, 2015 19:00
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[Denmark] Smokers with low education 'may have greater risk of stroke'

Approximately 16% of men and 11% of women are at high risk of stroke due to low education level, smoking and high blood pressure, according to a new multicenter Danish study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state by living a healthy lifes
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:26
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[UK-Scotland] Impact of passive smoking revealed

Exactly eight years after the nation's historic March 2006 public tobacco ban, non-smokers are still paying the price of those who light up in their homes. A detailed analysis of surveys of thousands of Scottish households found increased risk of stroke
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:19
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[UK] Government hopes to 'provoke disgust' with £3m anti-smoking push

The campaign launches on 30 December and centres around a TV ad, created by Dare, showing how smoking “dirties the blood” that then travels around the body affecting the organs, which are shown in a dark close-up. PR activity will also communicate how sm
Marketing Week (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:51
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[UK] County’s smokers at greater risk of stroke

Public Health England’s Smokefree Health Harms campaign highlights how dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, including arsenic and cyanide, flow through the body, damaging the heart and lungs and cells in the brain.
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:19
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Smoking, being overweight, decreases brain function even in younger adults

Adults as young as 35 are susceptible to declines in brain function as a result of cardiovascular risk factors, like smoking or being overweight, a new study published in the journal Stroke revealed.
Fox News
added May 4, 2013 12:52
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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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[Korea - South] Smoking Main Cause of Strokes among Young Men

king is the cause of almost half of the strokes suffered by individuals under the age of 45. Professor Bae Hee-jun's team at the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital reported that they came up with these results after investigating 5,107 patients t
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 19:44
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