Study: Indoor smoking ban may have led to fewer heart attacks

09/28/2007 | Yahoo!

New York's indoor smoking ban has led to an 8% drop in the incidence of heart attacks thanks to reduced exposure to second-hand smoke, according to a report, and studies in other states have revealed similar positive results. Some researchers say the drop in heart attacks cannot be attributed solely to the smoking ban, but others say the data shows the effectiveness of preventing second-hand smoke exposure.

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