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[Australia] The cause of death that has TRIPLED in just one year after an outbreak of a contagious virus - and the cities where people are most likely to be affected

Heart disease continued to the leading cause of death last year, followed by dementia, stroke, respiratory diseases and lung cancer....lung cancer often linked to smoking, was the fifth most common cause of death in 2017
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:10
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UK TO FALL SHORT OF UN TARGET FOR REDUCING PREMATURE DEATHS FROM CHRONIC DISEASE

Professor Majid Ezzati, from Imperial's School of Public Health, who led the study, said: "Non-communicable diseases are the main cause of premature death for most countries. "Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational indus
CARE APPOINTMENTS (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 18:30
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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Million Hearts 2022 / Small Steps Are Needed for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

rates of ... cardiovascular disease (CVD) events have plateaued...the frustratingly slow rate of improving population-level measures of cardiovascular health...small but statistically significant reductions were observed in combustible tobacco use and phy
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 7, 2018 02:28
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[UK] How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke...One year after quitting smoking, a person's risk of heart disease i
BBC Online
added Sep 4, 2018 19:33
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increases Death From COPD in Adulthood

increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...also suggests secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also from ischemic heart disease and stroke.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Aug 20, 2018 15:41
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[Sweden] Proper treatment, refraining from smoking can reduce heart disease risk from type 2 diabetes

Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the in
News-Medical.net
added Aug 20, 2018 02:13
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New restrictions make Canada the global leader of the pack for tobacco control

Heart & Stroke is thrilled to see robust regulations for plain and standardized packaging on all tobacco products. These measures are considered the strongest and most comprehensive in the world. "We applaud the federal government for its decisive action
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:11
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Tobacco: What You Don't Know Can Kill You

But many people do not know that it can also cause heart disease and stroke. That information comes from World Health Organization (WHO) officials in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO marked May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. The WHO’s 2018 campaign focuses on t
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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