Quitting cuts women's risk of sudden cardiac death from smoking

12/11/2012 | Nurse.com · WebMD

Data from the Nurses' Health Study found light-to-moderate cigarette smoking can more than double a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death. For women without heart disease, quitting smoking quickly reduced the risk, which increased 8% for every five years of continued smoking, Canadian researchers reported in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology.

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