Firefighters who died from cardiac arrest show signs of heart disease at autopsy

Related video Firefighters who died from cardiac arrest were much more likely than those who died of other causes to show signs of both atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease at autopsy, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Among firefighters, […]

Do e-cigarettes aid in smoking cessation or cause threat to public health?

Are e-cigarettes an important smoking cessation tool or an emerging public health concern? Much of the public’s perception on the safety of these new products stems from advertising, packaging and media representation, according to ongoing research by Olivia Wackowski, an assistant professor in the Department for Social and Behavioral Health Sciences and the Center for […]

The youngest smoke more

“Since 1970, campaigns against smoking seem to have been largely successful, but the message has not been able to reach the youngest ages,” says professor Cecilie Svanes at Centre for International Health at The University of Bergen (UiB). The researchers in the large EU research project ALEC, have studied the age of 120,000 persons from […]