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smokers, suggest that long-term pipe and cigar smoking may damage the lungs and contribute to the development of COPD. Physicians should consider pipe and cigar smoking a risk factor for COPD and counsel their patients to quit."

In a related editorial, Michael B. Steinberg, MD, MPH, of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, stresses the importance of educating the public, and expresses concern for the rising rate of tobacco use in the United States.

"We are now witnessing the concerning trend of increased use of other tobacco products," Dr. Steinberg writes. "As changes in public health policy have made cigarette smoking less socially acceptable, a distinct set of characteristics are associated with cigar and pipe use, such as sophistication, affluence, education, and celebration. These images, largely fostered by the tobacco industry, perpetuate the idea that these products play a suitable role in our society."


3. Slight Risk Increase for Heart Attack Persists Six Years After HRT Use

Postmenopausal women who take estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy have a greater risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) during the first few years after starting hormone therapy. To determine how long this risk persists, researchers randomly assigned 16,608 postmenopausal women to either a daily hormone regimen (n = 8,506) or placebo (n = 8,102). The researchers found a possible increased risk for CHD in the first two years in women who started hormone therapy within 10 years after menopause. The increase risk persisted for up to six years after use. Investigators conclude that most women who are considering short-term estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy for the relief of menopausal symptoms should not expect protection against CHD, and may need to worry about a possible slightly increased risk for heart attacks.


4. Superficial Venous Thrombosis Not So
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