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Secondhand smoke linked to higher odds of heart failure – EurekAlert

Breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke may leave you more vulnerable to heart failure, a condition where the heart isn’t pumping as well as it should and has a…

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Breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke may leave you more vulnerable to heart failure, a condition where the heart isn’t pumping as well as it should and has a hard time meeting the body’s needs, according to a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session.
The data showed that nonsmokers with recent exposure to secondhand smoke had a 35% increased odds of developing heart failure compared with those who hadn’t been around tobacco. The association…

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