Items Tagged ‘Richard Hurt’

March 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Forbes What Science Tells Us Can Affect Our Risk Of Alzheimer’s […]

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March 1, 2012

Hooked on hookah: Popularity of tobacco alternative brings warning from health experts

By Mystery User

Medo Alotaibi smokes tobacco using a hookah, or water pipe, several days a week, usually two hours at a time, to relax, relieve stress and socialize with fellow UND aviation students from Saudi Arabia…Health risks To use a hookah, smokers place burning charcoal on pierced foil above the tobacco and smoke is pulled through the […]

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Tags: hookah, Medo Alotaibi, more harmful than cigarettes, Nicotine Dependence Center, Richard Hurt, Saudi Arabia, UND

December 8, 2011

Smoking bans cut heart attacks, Mayo study says

By Mystery User

A new Mayo Clinic study found a comprehensive smoking ban cut the rate of heart attacks by 45 percent and cut in half the number of people who suddenly dropped dead of heart disease, a powerful argument for places such as Augusta considering a stronger ordinance, the study’s lead author said. Augusta Chronicle, by Tom […]

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Tags: Richard Hurt, smoking ban

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