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Smoking only one cigarette a day raises the risk of developing heart disease by half, according to a large review of research. Researchers said that the effects they found were much higher than expected and meant that smokers should aim to quit entirely
Nearly 25 percent of stillbirths in the US could be prevented by improving women’s healthcare before pregnancy, new research claims. Placental insufficiency, in which the placenta deprives the fetus of oxygen, is responsible for thousands stillbirths in
The drug varenicline is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US It significantly increases users’ risk of being hospitalized for a heart event The drug also raises their chances or visiting an emergency room Varenicline is linked to neuropsychi
Simon Keith Foundation golf tournament Friday at Siena Golf Course…Keith, a former UNLV soccer star and one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, having fun and playing golf and smoking cigars
Exposure to little cigar SHS leads to impairment of FMD that is at least equal to that resulting from similar levels of cigarette SHS. Our findings support the need to prevent even brief exposure to little cigar SHS, and support tobacco control policies t
My UCSF colleagues and I just published “Impairment of Endothelial Function by Little Cigar Secondhand Smoke” in Tobacco Regulatory Science that showed that secondhand smoke from little cigars had the same kind of large and immediate adverse effects on t
“The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm,” lead
He had had heart problems for many years….During the 2002 playoffs, he collapsed on a trip to North Carolina and was hospitalized with heart arrhythmia. He had been smoking five or six cigars a day and eating unhealthily. “I had become something I’d al
“The majority of the risk of heart disease can be attributed to lifestyle factors, such as smoking, lack of exercise, poor diet, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol,” Pande said. “The good news is that these are modifiable risk factors, wh
Gandolfini did it all: lived too heavy, enjoyed his fine cigars and packed in the food. Like a recipe for a perfect marinara, Gandolfini’s life was a perfect formula for a heart attack.