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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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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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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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The Cost of LIGHTING UP / A Closer Look at Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)

According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42
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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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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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