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Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia

For stroke survivors, having high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of good cholesterol or smoking earlier in life accounted for almost 40 percent of the risk for second strokes and 10 percent of risk for post-stroke dementia, according to the analysi
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2016 17:38
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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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[USA] Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries.

. Being a lone working mother predicted a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and smoking among American women, and smoking for European women.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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[UK] Mother, 32, left PARALYSED by massive stroke while smoking on the Pill learns how to walk again

Doctors have since told Miss Palfreyman that the stroke occurred as a result of smoking whilst taking the contraceptive pill – something she is now working hard to warn others of.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 14:18
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Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke

Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24
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[Texas] Edinburg first city in Hidalgo County to ban smoking in bars

30 members of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition, which helped promote a new amendment to the city’s ordinance that was adopted Tuesday night banning smoking in all public places, including bars, restaurants and parks. Tristan said her daughter,
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Dec 2, 2015 07:32
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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
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Fewer Americans are dying of heart disease, cancer and stroke than ever before amid plunging mortality rates for killer conditions

'Notably, the years-of-potential-life lost rate from cancer has been decreasing since 1969, preceding the decline in cancer death rates by about 20 years. 'This may reflect the importance of smoking cessation in substantially reducing premature mortality
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:45
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[Korea - South] Smoking Main Cause of Strokes among Young Men

king is the cause of almost half of the strokes suffered by individuals under the age of 45. Professor Bae Hee-jun's team at the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital reported that they came up with these results after investigating 5,107 patients t
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 19:44
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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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