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[Florida] Philip Morris On Hook For $17M In Year's 1st Engle Verdict ($$)

Florida resident Donna Brown won $17.2 million in compensatory punitive damages from the jury in Jacksonville on Wednesday, after claiming that her cigarette smoking caused a serious blood-vessel condition that required her to have several surgeries,
Law360
added Jan 26, 2015 16:57
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[Florida] Tampa jury awards amputee $17.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

Donna Brown of Jacksonville started smoking cigarettes in high school... This week, a Tampa jury decided tobacco giant Philip Morris USA owes the 64-year-old woman nearly $17.3 million for causing her disease and for hiding facts about the perils and addi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:24
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Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

found that people with eczema smoke and drink more, are more likely to be obese and are less likely to exercise...also suggest that eczema itself may increase the risk for heart disease and stroke, possibly from the effects of chronic inflammation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, Taiwan] Young heart attack survivor blames 20 years of heavy smoking for illness

A doctor said a 38-year-old woman who survived a heart attack that nearly killed her had an epiphany — that the nicotine and tar she inhaled by smoking more than 150,000 cigarettes over 20 years could have been a deciding factor in her illness.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:13
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Women smokers may have same risk for deadly aneurysm as men

Women who smoke cigarettes are just as likely as men to develop potentially fatal aneurysms in the main artery leading from the heart, according to a recent study.
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2015 20:41
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

The researchers focused on six behaviors described as healthy: not smoking, exercising at least 2.5 hours a week, having a normal weight, watching seven or fewer hours of television a week, eating a healthy diet, and drinking some alcohol but no more tha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2015 15:06
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban in restaurants and bars credited for ER visit decline

Five years after a state law banning smoking in restaurants and bars took effect, state officials says ER visits for heart attacks and asthma attacks are down significantly. The state Department of Health and Human Services reports a 21% reduction in av
WNCT Channel 9 CBS (Greenville, NC)
added Jan 2, 2015 21:09
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[North Carolina] DRYE: Smoke-free Law Continues to Return Benefits After Five Years

"During the first year of the law, North Carolina saw a 21 percent drop in average weekly emergency department visits for heart attacks. Further studies demonstrate the law has improved air quality in North Carolina restaurants and bars and reduced emerg
Stanly (NC) News & Press
added Dec 30, 2014 13:53
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[Tanzania] Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. “Most of the patients appear to be elderly males
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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