Items Tagged ‘Secondhand Smoke’

January 8, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Heather Privett  with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   FOX Los Angeles Dr. David Dodick of the Mayo […]

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October 9, 2015

In the News Mayo Clinic Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Forbes How To Start Up Without Breaking Down by Sarah Hedgecock […]

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April 22, 2013

Cigarette Break

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

CLEARING THE AIR Secondhand smoke is more than a nuisance – it’s a serious health issue. Nonsmokers who are regularly exposed to cigarette smoke increase their heart disease risk by 25 to 30 percent and their lung cancer risk by 20 to 30 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it […]

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Richard D. Hurt, heart disease, Lung Cancer, public-smoking ban, Secondhand Smoke, Vogue


February 27, 2012

letter: Anti-tobacco work makes a huge difference

By Mystery User

In honor of American Heart Month, I’d like to remind people of the ways North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy has improved our state’s heart health. North Dakota now has seven communities with smoke-free ordinances that prevent workers from exposure to secondhand smoke in all indoor workplaces, with more on the way…A […]

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Tags: American Heart Month, North Dakota's Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, Secondhand Smoke, smoke-free ordinances


November 22, 2011

Mayo Study Highlights Risks of Secondhand Smoke

By Mystery User

Now, a new study from Mayo Clinic has some startling numbers to back that up. And it brings attention to dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke. “450,000 Americans every year die of tobacco-caused disease, and that’s like three fully loaded 747s crashing everyday, 365 days a year, with no survivors,” said Dr. Richard Hurt. KIMT,  […]

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Tags: Dr. Richard Hurt, Secondhand Smoke


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