Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 539 headlines found
“Live long and prosper” ... Except Mr. Nimoy couldn’t live by that advice.... Really? The lives of Kentuckians aren’t a priority?... contact the legislature at 1-800-372-7181. Better yet, tell lawmakers in person. Mr. Robinson’s committee meets Thursday
Mar 3, 2015 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 3, 2015 13:40
Emphysema identified in low-dose CT scans increases the risk for lung cancer regardless of a patient’s smoking history, according to findings from the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program.
Mar 3, 2015 Healio.com
added Mar 3, 2015 13:10
It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Feb 27, 2015 Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59
Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
Feb 27, 2015 MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
Cigarettes are responsible for about 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases... More than 12 million Americans have COPD, the ALA says. An additional 12 million may suffer from the condition without knowing it, according to estimates based on lung function studies
Feb 28, 2015 Yahoo!
added Feb 28, 2015 10:51
The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Feb 27, 2015 Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49
Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
Feb 28, 2015 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
Feb 28, 2015 The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
continued to tweet on a fairly regular basis about the dangers of smoking and congratulated those who told him they had kicked the habit.
Feb 27, 2015 Los Angeles Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:43
"I smoked a lot of cigarettes. And all that ever came from it was to send some tobacco grower's kid through college and what I got was a pair of beat up lungs," he told Boston University students. "Respect your body."
Feb 27, 2015 USA Today
added Feb 28, 2015 10:33