Cigarette smoking in the US hits record low, but it's not all good news

Despite a record low, tobacco products are still used by one in five people.
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Heart attack. Or overall Mormon cab and then when. However new research from the University of Oxford shows that smoking diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men. Researchers say women who smoke are three times more likely to have a heart attack compared to women who lead he never smoked while men who smoke have only twice the risk of a heart attack. Compare to men who have never smoked if you have high blood pressure researchers say that also increases the risk. Women with high blood pressure have an 83% risk of a heart attack compared to men although the risk of heart attacks is about three times higher in men and women. Researchers say over time. Women will likely have the same amount of heart attacks compared to men because the population. Aging an increasing prevalence of un healthy lifestyles. Researchers say this study highlights the importance of not smoking making sugar high blood pressure and diabetes are treated properly. With this medical minute I'm Stephanie dramas ABC news.

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