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Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

In the study, whites, males, younger patients and those on home oxygen were among those patients likely to receive pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients were less likely to receive the rehabilitation if they were smokers; lived more than 10 miles from a pul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2018 14:39
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Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada

But the company is not taking the same actions in Canadian stores, where mango, fruit and cucumber flavours continue to be available... "All flavours are compliant with Canadian regulations," Davis said, noting that the company had "chosen to voluntarily
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:38
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“Like Restricting Clean Needles”—Advocates Slam Age-Verification Plan for Under-Fire Juul

As a new video (below) explains, a potential customer must now create a profile that includes name, date of birth, permanent address and the last four digits of their social security number. Juul verifies this information with third-party public records
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:37
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[UK] The NNA Calls for New Approach Towards Safer Alternatives

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) points out that there are “warring factions in public health”... Speaking at the E-Cigarette Summit at the Royal Society, today on 15th November, NNA Chair Sarah Jakes, will call for a new approach towards safer nicotine p
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:36
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VIDEO: GPS-like system helps doctors track lung cancer

Lung cancer nodules move every time a person breathes, making it incredibly difficult for doctors to pinpoint their location. But now, some surgeons are using an electromagnetic system to track the deadly cancer. The technology that is guiding Dr. Aldo
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:29
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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26
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[Illinois] Chicago Says Online E-Cig Cos. Target City Youth ($$)

The city of Chicago on Tuesday hit eight online e-cigarette retailers with a suit in Illinois state court claiming the companies were caught selling e-cigarette products to underage city residents who...
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 14:19
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] With FDA's imminent crackdown on e-cigarettes, manufacturers already playing defense

City officials in Chicago and Los Angeles are seeking injunctions for selling their products to minors. In Philadelphia, a class action lawsuit was been filed in late August against Juul by users who allege the company has "violated consumer protections
PhillyVoice.com
added Nov 15, 2018 14:17
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[UK, USA] Sainsbury's continues to sell flavoured e-cigarettes pulled from US over underage vaping fears

Vaping products that have been pulled from sale in the US over fears about underage buyers remain on shelves at Sainsbury's in the UK. The US e-cigarette giant Juul, which struck a deal with the British supermarket earlier this month, has banned the sale
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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