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Myocardial infarctions fall by a third after smoking banned in workplaces

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7287 (Published 31 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7287

The incidence of myocardial infarction fell by a third in one US community when all bars and other workplaces became smoke-free. Researchers tracking cardiovascular events through an existing epidemiology project in Olmsted County, Minnesota, recorded 150.8 myocardial infarctions per 100 000 …

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