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[UK-Scotland] Impact of passive smoking revealed

Exactly eight years after the nation's historic March 2006 public tobacco ban, non-smokers are still paying the price of those who light up in their homes. A detailed analysis of surveys of thousands of Scottish households found increased risk of stroke
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:19
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Children Hurt by Secondhand Smoke

for parents who smoke, stopping may be the healthiest thing they can do. Recent research showed that children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk for heart attack and stroke as adults, even if they, themselves, do not smoke.
DailyRx
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57
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Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

The problem in tabulating the full extent of recent gains against cancer is that efforts to beat back other diseases have also been successful, the researchers said. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:36
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Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes to smoking

* Exposure to secondhand smoke causes stroke, the new report says * Some 5.6 million children today will die prematurely if things don't change, report says * Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak says he wants a smoke-free generation
CNN
added Jan 18, 2014 22:52
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[UK] County’s smokers at greater risk of stroke

Public Health England’s Smokefree Health Harms campaign highlights how dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, including arsenic and cyanide, flow through the body, damaging the heart and lungs and cells in the brain.
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:19
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[UK] Government hopes to 'provoke disgust' with £3m anti-smoking push

The campaign launches on 30 December and centres around a TV ad, created by Dare, showing how smoking “dirties the blood” that then travels around the body affecting the organs, which are shown in a dark close-up. PR activity will also communicate how sm
Marketing Week (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:51
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[UK] Quit smoking adverts highlight toxic risk to brain

A new public health campaign in England is highlighting the toxic damage tobacco smoke does to vital organs such as the brain, as well as the lungs. The TV adverts warn how smoke makes blood "dirty and thick with toxins" which then circulate in the body
BBC Online
added Dec 30, 2013 12:45
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[Montana] Smoking increases stroke risk by up to four times

The health benefits of quitting smoking begin immediately. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line provides coaching and other support to help Montana residents stop using commercial tobacco. Help is free at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
Sidney (MT) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2013 02:47
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U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade

Other reasons for the decline may include reductions in smoking, improved cholesterol levels and better treatments for stroke patients.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:12
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An Airborne Heart Threat

there is now a pile of evidence, sometimes startling, that air pollution also plays a role in heart attacks and strokes. The new studies suggest that air pollution not only worsens cardiovascular disease — but can also cause it.
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2013 16:41
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