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[Nevada] Early Morning Rosewood Park Apartment Fire Caused By Smoking While Oxygen In Use

Reno Fire Department investigators say the early Thursday morning fire that heavily damaged an apartment unit was ignited by a cigarette while oxygen was in use.
City of Reno (NV)
added May 8, 2009 00:00
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. woman, 76, on oxygen therapy killed when her cigarette ignites the gas, damaging her home

A deputy coroner says a northwestern Pennsylvania woman on oxygen therapy started the house fire that caused her death by lighting up a cigarette that ignited the gas.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Mar 21, 2009 00:00
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[Oregon] Fire Caused By Cigarette, Oxygen Tank

Mobile Home Destroyed By Fire, Crews Say
KPTV Oregon’s 12
added Feb 27, 2009 00:00
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Genes explain why some drinkers and smokers die young, while others escape

Two newly identified genes can increase the chances of an unhealthy lifestyle giving you cancer, scientists believe.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 21, 2009 00:00
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Smoking cessation and mortality trends among 118,000 Californians, 1960-1997.

Epidemiology. 1999 Sep;10(5):500-12.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 1, 2008 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette likely sparked fire at nursing home

Taunton (MA) Gazette
added Feb 23, 2008 00:00
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The value of medical interventions for lung cancer in the elderly

added Oct 24, 2007 00:00
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[Russia] Cigarette blamed in death of 10 at Siberian nursing home (Roundup)

Monsters and Critics
added Jun 22, 2007 00:00
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[North Carolina] Oxygen tanks a factor in fire

Woman smoking in room at adult-care home caused blasts, officials say
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 8, 2007 00:00
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[North Carolina] 1 death, 21 injured reported in Davie nursing home fire

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 8, 2007 00:00
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