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Secondhand smoke increases stroke risk by 30 percent for nonsmokers

"Our findings suggest the possibility for adverse health outcomes such as stroke among nonsmokers exposed to SHS and add to the body of evidence supporting stricter smoking regulations. Future research will need to investigate the role of cardiovascular
EurekAlert
added Jul 10, 2015 10:38
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[UK] Unhealthy lifestyles ‘cut lifespan by 23 years’... but you'd have to suffer diabetes, a stroke AND a heart attack before you're 40

It is estimated that the majority of these diseases are preventable by maintaining a healthy weight, taking regular exercise, eating healthily and not drinking or smoking too much.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:03
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[UK] VIDEO: 'If you could see the damage, you'd stop' Anti-smoking campaign

The horrifying consequences of smoking increasing the likelihood of blood clots and potential strokes is the focus of a new campaign from the Stroke Association UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:16
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Announcement: American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month — May 2015

Stroke is largely preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for stroke. Others include high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, ob
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 14, 2015 14:43
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[UK] Chain-smoking takeaway addict shed 8 stone after doctors warned she would have a stroke at just 23

She smoked 20 cigarettes a day and got out of breath walking up stairs Doctors warned her blood pressure was so high she was at risk of a stroke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:28
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Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Heart patients who continue to smoke after undergoing artery-opening procedures have a much higher long-term risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death than those who quit smoking or never smoked, a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2015 12:19
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LOMBORG: The spread of western disease: 'The poor are dying more and more like the rich'

Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities...For the first time, more people in the developing world now die from strokes and heart attacks than infectious.... Tobacco, the single biggest killer will cause 10 million d
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:41
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[UK] VIDEO: Blood clots from smoking could cause strokes (related)

The horrifying consequences of smoking increasing the likelihood of blood clots and potential strokes is the focus of a new campaign from the Stroke Association UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:00
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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Don't smoke. Smoking and taking oral birth control pills raises stroke risk, as does smoking if you get migraines with aura. Avoid secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2014 11:17
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