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2013-09-19 23:02:28

Mount Sinai Heart Calls for Heart Healthy Action by Both Adults and Children New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 World Heart Day, sponsored annually by the World Heart Federation, is celebrated on the last Sunday of September. This year to mark World Heart Day on September 29, Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center is calling for more heart healthy action by adults and children around the globe. Their goal is to prevent heart disease and more unnecessary deaths from...

Obesity And Smoking New Health Risks
2013-09-11 15:23:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In addition to well-publicized tobacco-related health risks like cancer and cardiovascular disease, new research suggests that obese men and women exposed to smoke could experience issues with their prescription medication or other medical problems. Speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Aaron Wright of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...

2013-09-10 12:29:24

Campaign Emphasizes "Children Are Smoke-Free Zones" DENVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Supported by Amendment 35 funds, a coalition of Colorado counties is launching the "I Am A Smoke-Free Zone" secondhand smoke campaign this week. The campaign stresses that children are "smoke-free zones." "It's well established and understood that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke," says Dr. Bill Burman, director of Denver Public Health. "Exposure to children causes more severe...

2013-09-10 11:06:06

Scotland and other nations to set target year for ending tobacco use As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobacco use in their populations. Ending tobacco use in this sense means reducing population smoking levels to 5% or below, as well as implementing further measures in the...

2013-09-07 23:04:33

Smoking has a great influence on both people's health and relationships. Recently, MillionaireMatch.com discovered that almost 22.21% of people on its site will not date a match who smokes. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 According to the report "How many people use tobacco?"on August 08, 2012, there are 43.8 million people (or 19% of all adults) who smoke cigarettes in the United States. Later an article " Secondhand Smoke Kills 42,000 Nonsmokers a...

E-cigarette Use Doubles Among Teens
2013-09-06 12:40:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), electronic cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular among middle and high school students. In just one year, the number of teens who say they smoke these battery-powered devices has doubled. Today’s report could have a lasting effect on the future of the devices, as the FDA investigates how much, if any, regulatory oversight will be placed on...

2013-09-02 10:17:50

Second-hand smoke increases the risk of coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction. For this reason, health policies aimed at reducing tobacco consumption and public smoke exposure are strongly recommended. Dr Porretta said: "Canton Ticino (CT), which is one of the 26 cantons of the Swiss Federation, was the first Swiss canton to introduce a smoking ban in April 2007. We had the opportunity to assess the long-term impact of the smoking ban on the incidence of ST-segment...

2013-08-23 23:04:17

Pixotine is an incredibly innovative solution to an age-long problem; a way to get that nicotine buzz without cigarettes, smelly clothes, spit cups, fire hazards or haughty glances from passersby. It almost sounds too good to be true, but with Pixotine, the Original Nicotine Toothpick, fantasy is reality! Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 If there is any feeling all smokers understand, it’s frustration. Frustration with the inability to smoke indoors, frustration with the challenges...

Heart Attack Risk Factors
2013-08-22 04:29:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the absence of other contributing factors, men between the ages of 48 and 60 are at moderate to severe risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research appearing in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. By comparison, in the absence of other risk factors (such as alcohol consumption, smoking and high blood cholesterol), women over the age of 50 only face a mild cardiac risk, Subhagata...

2013-08-07 23:01:52

American Lung Association in Indiana: Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease reports that an Indiana smokefree law would not harm the restaurant and bar industry. This finding is based on an analysis of data from local jurisdictions in nine states, including Indiana. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the...