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healthmeup - 03/26/2015 10:00:00

Parental Smoking Puts Kids at Risk for Heart Attacks in Adulthood

Parental Smoking Puts Kids at Risk for Heart Attacks in Adulthood A study in the American Heart Association journal Circulati finds that children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk of developing harmful carotid plaque later in adulthood. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 05/31/2013 06:30:00

World No Tobacco Day: Higher Health Risks with Second Hand Smoke

World No Tobacco Day: Higher Health Risks with Second Hand Smoke Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. This is the bare facts on second hand smoke (SHS) by WHO. According to Dr. Ullas Batra, Medical Oncology at Rajeev Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi says the... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/31/2012 16:00:00

Do Secondhand Smoke Laws Prevent Heart Attacks?

Do Secondhand Smoke Laws Prevent Heart Attacks? Heart attacks dropped by one-third in one county in Minnesota after two smoke-free workplace ordinances went into place, a new study shows. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 04/14/2012 07:00:00

Secondhand Smoke: A Way to Kill Your Loved Ones

Secondhand Smoke: A Way to Kill Your Loved Ones Passive smoking can be annoying and repulsive for two reasons – you hate smokers, or you’re trying to quit. Worse case scenario, your girlfriend threatens to walk out if you don’t quit. That the ban on smoking in public places has a lot of support from the masses should be clue enough;... Continue Reading »

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