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Quitting smoking associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease

30 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by 39% within five years if they quit, according to a new study.
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It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

30 days ago   |   By Web MD

Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
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Watch what you eat: Study reveals that post-menopausal women who eat a...

Watch what you eat: Study reveals that post-menopausal women who eat a Western diet increase their risk of breast cancer

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Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds  

Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds  

As people get older, they are less likely to use marijuana as often, according to University of Nebraska research. Over 11% of young adults with medical conditions use daily... Read more ...

Novel remote study protocol supports BASF's micro-emulsifying plant sterol

Novel remote study protocol supports BASF's micro-emulsifying plant sterol

A new study that used remote participant recruitment and monitoring, allowing for a more diverse study population than traditional methods supports the efficacy of BASFâs novel... Read more ...

Campaigners demand a sugar tax on ALL foods as report reveals the levy on...

Campaigners demand a sugar tax on ALL foods as report reveals the levy on drinks led to a 30% drop

A tax of 24p per litre was introduced in England last year on highly sugary drinks. This sent companies scrambling to alter their products to avoid being hit with the levy. Read more ...

Flavoured e-cigarettes may worsen asthma, warns study amid the US vaping crisis

Flavoured e-cigarettes may worsen asthma, warns study amid the US vaping crisis

Australian scientists found certain e-cigarette flavours change how sensitive mice's airways are to dust mites, a common asthma trigger. Black liquorice, for example, triggered... Read more ...

Smoking Moms May Affect Their Daughters' Future Fertility

Smoking Moms May Affect Their Daughters' Future Fertility

Mom's who smoke during pregnancy can disrupt the development of an endocrine system of the female fetus in the womb causing increased testosterone levels and masculinization of... Read more ...

Single Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Does Not Offer Lifelong Protection to...

Single Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Does Not Offer Lifelong Protection to All Children

Taking a single dose of the yellow fever vaccine does not offer long-lasting protection for most children, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Mother too poor for hospital treatment ravaged by breast cancer after...

Mother too poor for hospital treatment ravaged by breast cancer after treating with herbal teas

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Christina Ombao, 39, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2016. What started as a small lump on her breast has turned into a huge tumour. Read more ...

Say No to Vaping: Flavored E-cigarettes may Worsen Asthma Symptoms

Say No to Vaping: Flavored E-cigarettes may Worsen Asthma Symptoms

Can vaping affect your asthma? Yes, flavors used in electronic cigarettes can make your asthma symptoms even more worse, suggests a new study. Read more ...

Grocer Ahold Delhaize Bans PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging & Beauty Products!

Grocer Ahold Delhaize Bans PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging & Beauty Products!

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Grocery Ahold Delhaize just announced they will be phasing out toxic PFAS chemicals from their own... Read more ...