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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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200,000 Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented: CDC

- In 2010, more than 200,000 Americans under 75 died from heart disease and stroke that could have been prevented, health officials said Tuesday. Sadly, more than half of those who died were under 65, according to a new report released by the U.S. Center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 7, 2013 14:47
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Female smokers at higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke

American Heart Association has released a new study in their journal Stroke, which reveals women are more susceptible to certain stroke-related risks that result from smoking. For the study, researchers analyzed data from over 80 studies worldwide from 1
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 26, 2013 06:34
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Male, Female Smokers Face Same Stroke Risk

* Compared with nonsmokers, the excess risk of stroke is at least as great among women who smoke compared with men who smoke. * Compared with never smokers, the beneficial effects of quitting smoking on stroke risk were similar between the sexes.
MedPage Today
added Aug 23, 2013 08:54
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Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review

Men and women who smoke face similar stroke risks, but female smokers may be at greater risk for a more deadly and less common type of stroke, according to a new study. Researchers examined data from more than 80 international studies published between 1
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 22, 2013 22:16
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The Effect of Tobacco Control Measures during a Period of Rising Cardiovascular Disease Risk in India: A Mathematical Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

Smoke-free laws and substantially increased tobacco taxation appear to be markedly potent population measures to avert future cardiovascular deaths in India. Despite the rise in co-morbid cardiovascular disease risk factors like hyperlipidemia and hyperte
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:27
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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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[Australia] Stroke cases fall as people quit smoking

THE number of stroke cases in Australia has fallen in the past 20 years despite the ageing of the population, according to research led by the University of Adelaide. This is good news for Australians, says chief investigator Professor Jonathan Newbury.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 16, 2013 03:38
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The Cost of LIGHTING UP / A Closer Look at Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)

According to the American Lung Association, the average retail price of a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. is $5.51. However, the cost to society and state economy averages to more than $18 per pack.1 It is estimated that in 2004, smoking cost the U.S. over
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added May 7, 2013 14:42
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Smoking, being overweight, decreases brain function even in younger adults

Adults as young as 35 are susceptible to declines in brain function as a result of cardiovascular risk factors, like smoking or being overweight, a new study published in the journal Stroke revealed.
Fox News
added May 4, 2013 12:52
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