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A new study by researchers from Boston University has revealed that the flavour additives using in e-cigarettes can impair blood vessel function, and inhaling them can lead to heart damage
Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
In Pueblo, many steps have been taken to assist WHO with this year’s focus of “Tobacco and Heart Disease.” The tobacco-prevention program housed at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment strives to:
The federal government’s Million Hearts® initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. It’s important to know your risk for heart disease and stroke and to take action to reduce that risk. A good place to start is with the ABCS
Smoking cigarettes damages the muscles in your body, a new study has found. The smoke directly reduces the number of blood vessels in leg muscles and limits the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can receive.
Dr Levy:Yes. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation
ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
Tobacco makes the risk of lung cancer and heart attack soar, but that’s only the beginning. “Smoking is the most destructive habit when it comes to lung health,” says geriatrician Robert Stall, MD, of Buffalo, New York. “It triggers conditions like emphys
Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among a group of young adults who were followed over a 20-year span. The study findings are consistent with pr