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Stroke Before Age 50 Linked to Raised Risk of Early Death

Study authors stress that improved diet, quitting smoking can minimize the odds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 19, 2013 22:56
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[UK] VIDEO: Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the 5 major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today.
Department of Health (uk)
added Mar 5, 2013 10:11
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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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[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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[New Zealand] Bad news for pot smokers: double the stroke risk

Smoking pot may more than double your risk of stroke, according to a new study being presented here today at the International Stroke Conference.
Willits (CA) News
added Feb 10, 2013 10:58
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Uncontrolled Risk Factors Put Stroke Survivors in Danger

People who survive a type of stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage still have a higher risk of death, particularly if they continue to smoke and do not keep their blood pressure and cholesterol levels low, a new study warns.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2013 23:27
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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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[Minnesota] Smoking bans really do slash heart attacks and strokes, largest ever study finds

* The more stringent the laws, the better the health benefits, American researchers found * Hospital admissions for heart attacks fell by 15%, strokes by 16% and those for respiratory diseases such as asthma by 24%
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2012 18:50
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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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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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