Smoking thickens the heart’s walls and reduces function

Source: Medical News Today

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Date of publication:  September 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  There are already numerous reasons to quit smoking, but a study published this week provides yet another. According to the results, published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, smoking thickens the heart wall, reducing pumping ability.

Length of publication:  1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Medical News Today

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