News tagged with smoking

Smoking and angioplasty: Not a good combination

Quitting smoking when you have an angioplasty can help maximize the procedure's benefits, meaning better quality of life and more relief from your chest pain, according to new research in the American Heart ...

May 12, 2015
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Puerto Rico authorizes medical marijuana

Puerto Rico's Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has authorized the use of marijuana for medicinal use, in a surprise move after the US possession's legislature failed to act on the issue.

May 04, 2015
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The ER docs said 'stop smoking,' and they did

An intervention in the emergency department designed to encourage tobacco cessation in smokers appears to be effective. Two and a half times more patients in the intervention group were tobacco-free three months after receiving ...

May 01, 2015
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