Will the number of heart attack admissions at Lawrence Memorial Hospital go down because of the smoking ban?
Asked at Hastings, 1900 W. 23rd St. on April 16, 2005
“Probably not. There are a lot of factors that go into people having heart attacks.”
“I think it will. Just because people don’t have to be around the smoke in an enclosed area.”
“Yeah, I would have to think so. There is definitely a correlation, and I know people who smoke less now because of the ban.”
“No I don’t. I think overweight people are definitely in more danger than people who are around a lot of smoke. Cigarettes don’t help, but I don’t think that is what’s causing them to have heart attacks.”