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Surgeon general report links more diseases, health problems to smoking tobacco

  Fifty years after the U.S. surgeon general first linked cigarette smoking to deadly diseasessuch as lung cancer and heart disease, his successors continue to add to the list of health problems associated with tobacco use. Smoking is a cause of liver cancer and colorectal cancer, the fourth-most-diagnosed form of the disease in the United States,… Read the full article >

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WHO Report Demonstrates Need for Higher Tobacco Taxes

Most effective measure is the most under-utilized WASHINGTON, DC. 10 July – A report released today by the World Health Organization concludes that tax and price measures are the “least-achieved” of a global menu of regulations to combat the growing tobacco epidemic, in spite of overwhelming evidence that higher tobacco taxes are the most effective… Read the full article >

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Smoking Bans Really do Slash Heart Attacks and Strokes, Largest Ever Study Finds

The more stringent the laws, the better the health benefits, American researchers found Hospital admissions for heart attacks fell by 15%, strokes by 16% and those for respiratory diseases such as asthma by 24% Smoking bans dramatically reduce the number of people hospitalised for heart attacks, stroke and respiratory diseases such as asthma and emphysema, new… Read the full article >

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Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

New research confirms that smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and highcholesterol levels can all raise men’s risk for poor circulation in the legs, otherwise known as peripheral artery disease (PAD). According to the American Heart Association, PAD involves a narrowing of the peripheral (outside the heart) arteries, most commonly the vessels of the pelvis or legs.… Read the full article >

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