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[Finland, UK] Social smoking could be deadly: Even that occasional cigarette 'TRIPLES your risk of brain hemorrhage'

Though the risk increased with the number of cigarettes smoked a day, occasional smoking still carried a significant risk. Women who smoked just one a day tripled their risk of brain bleeds compared to non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:02
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[Finland] Heavy Smoking Linked to Brain Bleed Risk

Female sex has been considered to be an independent risk factor for subarachnoid bleeds, but the new findings suggest that smoking -- especially heavy smoking -- explains this increase in risk, wrote Joni Valdemar Lindbohm, MD, of the University of Helsi
MedPage Today
added Jul 25, 2016 15:05
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Social Smokers Face Real Risks Too

Still, the findings suggest that smoking may be playing a role in contributing to brain bleeding, especially in women, and that people who smoke in any amount should be aware of the heightened danger.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2016 00:28
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Sex, Smoking, and Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions—Smoking has a dose-dependent and cumulative association with SAH risk, and this risk is highest in female heavy smokers. Vulnerability to smoking seems to explain in part the increased SAH risk in women.
Stroke
added Jul 27, 2016 12:52
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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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