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Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Raises MI, Stroke Risk

Smokers who light up just once a day have a significantly increased risk for heart disease and stroke, equivalent to about half the excess risk seen in heavy smokers, researchers report. Their meta-analysis of 141 prospective cohort studies conducted in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2018 04:13
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EDITORIAL: Just one cigarette a day seriously elevates cardiovascular risk

The take home message for smokers is that any exposure to cigarette smoke is too much. The message for regulators dealing with newly marketed “reduced risk” products is that any suggestion of seriously reduced CHD and stroke from using these products is
British Medical Journal
added Jan 26, 2018 00:31
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Many Stroke Survivors Don't Improve Health Habits

Fewer than 1 in 100 stroke survivors met all seven heart-health goals identified by the American Heart Association. And just 1 in 5 met four of those goals. Dubbed "Life's Simple 7," the goals include not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2018 22:15
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[UK-Overseas Territories] Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Raises MI, Stroke Risk

Smokers who light up just once a day have a significantly increased risk for heart disease and stroke, equivalent to about half the excess risk seen in heavy smokers, researchers report. Their meta-analysis of 141 prospective cohort studies conducted in
MedPage Today
added Jan 25, 2018 21:14
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World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and heart disease / Date: 31 May 2018

The campaign will increase awareness on the: link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death; feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including gov
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:01
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Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Canakinumab, drug that fights inflammation, can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who have already had a heart attack, a new study finds....might reduce cancer risk in former smokers.
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2017 21:45
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[UK] Does current smoking predict future frailty? The English longitudinal study of ageing [FREE FULL TEXT]

current smokers compared with non-smokers were significantly more likely to develop frailty over 4 years among community-dwelling older people. Given that smoking is a modifiable lifestyle factor, smoking cessation may potentially prevent or delay develo
Age and Ageing
added Aug 18, 2017 18:11
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[UK] Study: Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty... The study, published today in Age & Aging, examined the association of smoking, which increases the risk of chronic obstruc
UPI
added Aug 18, 2017 18:06
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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