Smoking ban linked to drop in heart attacks

01/5/2009 | Sun (Baltimore), The

New research showed hospitalizations because of heart attacks declined 41% in the three years after Pueblo, Colo., banned smoking in the workplace. Terry Pechacek of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one of the authors of the study, says the research indicates secondhand smoke might be an under-recognized cause of heart attacks across the country.

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