• Smoking increases CHD risk among Black adults

    10 days ago - By Healio

    Among Black adults, smoking was associated with elevated risk for CHD, according to research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
    “While previous studies have shown a significant association between cigarette smoking and CHD, this relationship has been understudied in Black adults. Although the prevalence of cigarette smoking has declined among Black adults in recent years, 14.9% of Black adults are current smokers, and prior reports have shown longer smoking durations among Black adults compared with white adults and lower smoking cessation rates in Black adults,”
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