Quitting snus after a heart attack halves death risk: study

Posted: 7/1/2014

From Reuters Health:

Heart attack survivors who stop using snus, a Swedish smokeless tobacco, were half as likely to die in the next two years as those who didn't, according to a new study.

The survival difference was comparable to that seen when smokers quit after a heart attack, suggesting that nicotine alone may harm the heart more than is recognized, researchers say. Read more.