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Weight Gain is as Dangerous as Smoking | My City Link by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 18 Mar 2009 3:37pm Weight Gain is as Dangerous as Smoking | My City Link A new study by Oxford University claims obesity is as dangerous to health as smoking. Epidemiologist Dr Gary Whitlock of Oxford University, who led the analysis, said: ''Excess weight shortens human lifespan. "In countries like Britain and America, weighing a third more than the opt ... Read on »
The Dangers of Smoking and LTOT by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 16 Dec 2010 3:18pm from the COPD blog at About.com A couple of years ago while working for a home health agency in Riverside County, I arrived at a patient’s home who had severe COPD. She had just gotten out of the hospital for COPD exacerbation and I was there to do a follow-up and make sure she was adequately managing her medications and ... Read on »
Sitting May Be As Dangerous As Smoking by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 12 Jun 2011 10:07pm “Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk factor and sitting can be equivalent in many cases,” explained Dr. David Coven, cardiologist with St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. Dr. Coven said several new studies show prolonged sitting is now being linked to increased risk of heart disease, obesity, ... Read on »
Cell phones more dangerous than smoking or asbestos by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:46pm The brain tumor cell phone link rages on. The latest conclusion of a leading cancer expert is not likely to quiet the debate. According to neurosurgeon Dr Vini Khurana, over 100 studies reveal cell phones will kill more people than smoking unless, and until, the cell phone industry makes cellphones safer to use. The cell phone industry disput ... Read on »
Dangers of Smoking While Pregnant by Patrick Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 11:30am If you are smoking while you are pregnant you could be putting your baby at risk. You can suffer some adverse affects from smoking during pregnancy, during birth and even well after. It’s unfortunate to note that many women won’t quite as soon as they discover pregnancy. The benefits of quitting for both you are your baby are tremendous. You wi ... Read on »
Egg Yolks as Dangerous as Smoking? by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 21 Aug 2012 2:21pm Oh brother, here we go again… Last week, the journal Atherosclerosis published a study examining the association between the number of egg yolks consumed per week and the amount of plaque in the carotid artery. The study concluded that eating egg yolks is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to speeding up plaque [...] Read on »
Obesity More Dangerous Than Smoking by Alex L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 8:02am Could being obese be worse for your health than smoking? Find out! ... Continue Reading » Readers of this article also enjoyed: Read on »
Take the Poll: Burning Brains. The REAL danger of teens smoking “spice” and stroke by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Dec 2013 2:14pm Article by David Dansereau at Know-Stroke.org Article by David Dansereau,MSPT Take Our Poll Never heard of “spice”?- READ NOW Read on »
Dangers of Hookah Smoking by Medline Plus Posted Wed 13 Nov 2013 7:40pm Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Pages: Smoking , Smoking and Youth Read on »