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QuickStats: Ten Most Common Chronic Conditions* Among Persons Living in Residential Care Facilities — National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, United States, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:00
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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[Florida] Illness Cuts Plaintiff's Testimony Short in COPD Tobacco Trial | Engle Review for the Week of May 11

Ethel Gray was testifying under cross-examination when she appeared to be in physical distress and said she felt like she may pass out....came after about two hours of testimony, including about 40 minutes of cross-examination.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 16, 2015 09:07
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz

Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2014 18:17
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[Florida] $10.5 Million Award for Family of Woman Who Smoked 21 Different Brands

assigned $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. The jury also provided $1.5 million to Glodine McCoy's 87-year-old widower for the pain and suffering of losing his wife in 1997.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:36
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KABAT: Do Smoking Bans Really Save Lives? If So, Whose?

There may be some effect of smoking bans, although the largest and most careful studies suggest that any effect is quite small. Furthermore, as a recent Institute of Medicine report makes clear, it will be difficult to gauge the magnitude of any effect a
Forbes
added Jun 13, 2012 10:52
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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] RJ Reynolds Cleared of Liability at $3M+ Trial over Ex-Insurance Exec's Heart Disease

After more than six hours of deliberations, the six-member jury concluded 73-year-old William Wilkins, who smoked for 30 years, was not addicted to nicotine, a required element for membership in the so-called "Engle" class of Florida smokers suing the na
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:57
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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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