Sunday, January 4, 2015

Self and environmental exposures to drinking, smoking, gambling or video game addiction are associated with adult hypertension, heart and cerebrovascular diseases, allergy, self-rated health and happiness: Japanese General Social Survey, 2010.

Drinking, smoking, gambling and video game addiction all appear to be positively associated with adult hypertension, vascular diseases, poor health and unhappiness. Public health programs that minimize self and environmental exposures to addictive behaviors may help prevent these adverse effects.  (Int J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 24;181C:403-412.)
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