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Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

The problem in tabulating the full extent of recent gains against cancer is that efforts to beat back other diseases have also been successful, the researchers said. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:36
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Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

* Exposure to secondhand smoke causes stroke, the new report says * Some 5.6 million children today will die prematurely if things don't change, report says * Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak says he wants a smoke-free generation
CNN
added Jan 18, 2014 22:52
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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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[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] Quit smoking adverts highlight toxic risk to brain

A new public health campaign in England is highlighting the toxic damage tobacco smoke does to vital organs such as the brain, as well as the lungs. The TV adverts warn how smoke makes blood "dirty and thick with toxins" which then circulate in the body
BBC Online
added Dec 30, 2013 12:45
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[Montana] Smoking increases stroke risk by up to four times

The health benefits of quitting smoking begin immediately. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line provides coaching and other support to help Montana residents stop using commercial tobacco. Help is free at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
Sidney (MT) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2013 02:47
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U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade

Other reasons for the decline may include reductions in smoking, improved cholesterol levels and better treatments for stroke patients.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:12
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An Airborne Heart Threat

there is now a pile of evidence, sometimes startling, that air pollution also plays a role in heart attacks and strokes. The new studies suggest that air pollution not only worsens cardiovascular disease — but can also cause it.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2013 16:41
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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200,000 Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented: CDC

- In 2010, more than 200,000 Americans under 75 died from heart disease and stroke that could have been prevented, health officials said Tuesday. Sadly, more than half of those who died were under 65, according to a new report released by the U.S. Center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 7, 2013 14:47
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