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Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths

have a much greater risk of dying early from any of the nation's five leading causes of death, federal health officials reported Thursday. Those living in eight southern states -- Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2014 20:53

Potentially Preventable Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2008–2010

Reducing the number of earlier than expected deaths from the leading causes of death requires risk factor reduction … 1) diseases of the heart: tobacco use…cancer: tobacco use…chronic lower respiratory diseases: tobacco smoke, second hand smoke exposure…c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 1, 2014 19:11

[New Zealand] Cigarette branding: time to act - the choice is plain

The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:42

[Oregon] Burning cigar, stroke are factors in fatal house hire

The man was smoking in bed shortly before 11 p.m. when he had a stroke and couldn’t escape from the fire that soon spread throughout the home in the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive, officials said.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Apr 10, 2014 17:44

Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22

RODU: No stroke risk with snus

Swedish researchers who two years ago reported no association of heart attacks with snus use (abstract here, my blog entry here) now conclude there is no association with stroke. The new study, appearing in the Journal of Internal Medicine, is once agai
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Apr 2, 2014 11:23

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health ... Outdoor air pollution-caused deaths ... 40% – ischaemic heart disease; 40% – stroke; 11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 25, 2014 06:57

[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

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.
added Mar 6, 2014 17:57

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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