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The smoking ban has saved the heart of Scots

September 12 2007

The ban on smoking in public places in Scotland has already produced positive results. According to the researchers, through the introduction of a half years ago the ban, markedly improved the health of local residents and reduced the number of heart attacks.

During the 10 years preceding the ban on smoking in public places, the amount of suffering from cardiovascular disease in Scotland each year declined by 3%. However, after the introduction of a new rule of seeking medical help due to heart disease decreased by as much as 17%, reports

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