Smoking Cessation — featuring St. Elizabeth Physicians

Quitting smoking reduces your chance of many different types of cancers, COPD, you know,heart disease.So I try to figure out, first of all, are they willing to quit, because if the personisn’t ready to hear those words, if they’re not ready for themselves to make that decision,oftentimes it just goes right over their head, and […]

AUAA Quitting Smoking

>>From Penn State Health St. Joseph, this is Ask Us Anything About Quitting Smoking.I’m Barbara Schindo.Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, killing about500,000 people a year.And today we’re going to talk about the dangers of tobacco and some strategies to help peoplequit smoking.I’m joined by Diane Schmeck, who is […]

New Blood Test Can Predict A Heart Attack Years In Advance

The heart is a precious thing and heart health is something we should all take pretty seriously.According to The Amercian Heart Association (the AHA) close to half of the populationof the US have some kind of heart disease.That’s a huge number.Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death in the United States.Blood tests are […]

Why sitting is bad for you – Murat Dalkilinç

Right now, you’re probably sitting down to watch this videoand staying seated for a few minutes to view it is probably okay.But the longer you stay put, the more agitated your body becomes.It sits there counting down the moments until you stand up againand take it for a walk.That may sound ridiculous.Our bodies love to […]

American Heart Association E-Cigarette Policy Statement

The American Heart Association has issued new policy recommendations on the use of E-cigarettes and their impact on tobacco control efforts.Based on the current evidence our position is that E-cigarettes containing nicotine are tobacco products and therefore should be subject to all laws that apply to tobacco products.We’re also calling for strong new regulations to […]

Smoking may increase kidney disease risk in African-Americans

Cigarette smoking is considered a universal health hazard, but it may be particularlydamaging to kidney function among African-Americans smokers, according to new research in Journalof the American Heart Association.Michael Hall, M.D., lead author of the study, says that “cardiovascular and kidney diseasesare closely linked, but few people are aware of the impact of smoking on […]

Smoking Versus Kale Juice

“Smoking vs. Kale Juice” This landmark study on the immune system-boosting effects of kale concluded that “the intake of kale might provide a beneficial effect on humans to enhance the defense against such pathogens as viruses, bacteria, and toxins. The immuno-stimulating effect will provide an additional advantage of kale, as well as its antioxidative capacity […]

How Smoking Raises Heart Disease Risk | Heart Disease

How does smoking increase the risk of heart disease? Smoking has been one of the risk factors that’s most well-established for the development of heart disease and the buildup of atherosclerotic or cholesterol plaques in the arteries of the heart. The link between smoking and heart attack and stroke has been very strongly established in […]

STANDING vs SITTING: Sitting is the New Smoking!

which item in this picture do you think negatively affects people’s health more than anything else alcohol cigarettes the doughnut hamburger sure they’re all pretty bad for you but most people know that and at least try to limit their intake somewhat to these items even a little bit but it’s the things we don’t […]

Effects of Smoking cigarettes Experiment (DID YOU KNOW?)

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