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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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[Australia] When a Smoker Strokes, Outcome Is Worse

* Explain that an Australian study found that current smokers at the time of a stroke were more likely to experience death, MI, or recurrent stroke over the next decade compared with never smokers. * Note that past smokers were also at higher risk of a
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2012 08:25
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Baseline Smoking Status and the Long-Term Risk of Death or Nonfatal Vascular Event in People with Stroke: A 10-Year Survival Analysis

Patients who smoked at the time of their stroke or had smoked before their stroke had greater risk of death or recurrent vascular events when compared with patients who were never smokers. There are benefits of smoking cessation, with ex-smokers appearing
Stroke
added Nov 1, 2012 13:57
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Smokers at Higher Risk of Another Stroke: Study

Quitting before brain attack occurs cuts chances of second stroke, heart attack or death
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2012 17:36
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[Canada] Smoking Leads To Poor Memory In Stroke Patients

Smokers have a harder time solving problems and making decisions after having a stroke than non-smokers, according to a study which was presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:08
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