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Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death claiming almost 385,000 lives annually. A one mg/dl (0.26 mmol/Litre) increase in blood HDL reduces the risk of coronary artery disease by 2 to 3 percent. The Women's Cardiovascular Health Clinic at Ohio State's Heart and Vascular Center is one of only a handful of clinics in the country devoted to women's heart health. Most current evidence suggests that nicotine exposure from smoking has only minor effects on the atherosclerotic process, 227, 245 and nicotine replacement has shown no adverse effect on outcomes in patients with cardiac disease. 246, 247 The benefits of smoking cessation have been extensively reported. 1, 37, 248 Some of the advantages are almost immediate; others take more time.

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Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2 edition (November 30, 2009)

ISBN: 0763762520

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