From USA Today earlier this week: Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes
No real surprise here, but it’s always nice to see more data to show that smoking bans are working to improve health.
Links to the studies cited in the article:
Crystal E. Tan and Stanton A. Glantz. Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Diseases: A Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2012;126:2177-2183.
Hurt RD, Weston SA, Ebbert JO, et al. Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Cardiac Death in Olmsted County, Minnesota, Before and After Smoke-Free Workplace Laws. Arch Intern Med. 2012;():1-7. doi:10.1001/2013.jamainternmed.46.