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[Massachusetts] Inhaling Boston Air is Equal to Smoking Cigarettes

Living the City of Boston is equivalent to smoking five cigarettes a year, according to an online tool backed by the EPA.
added Aug 31, 2015 13:36

[Asia] China's air is so bad breathing it is like smoking 40 cigarettes a day in some areas

The air quality in some parts of China is so bad, a new study finds, that breathing it in all day is equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes, or two packs of cigarettes, each day. That's because the air is thick with pollutants, including a particularly dang
Business Insider
added Aug 31, 2015 13:31

[Australia] Stop smoking, says husband of woman who died from lung disease after couples’ romantic bus meeting

Devastated by the loss of his wife, Mr Shean wants young smokers especially­ to realise what they are doing. “Smoking destroyed a fun-loving­, intelligent, bright person,” he said. “I’m going through the angry stage at the moment … but (I hope) this gi
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:26
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Golf champ John Daly is back on the links just a day after he was stricken with a collapsed lung on Mississippi course

But Daly was back at Deerfield on Sunday, smoking cigarettes on the clubhouse patio while mingling with some of the other players before his round. The tournament is a small, local gathering that includes some of Daly's friends.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:24

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Study on e-cigarettes ready next year

KUALA LUMPUR: A study on e-cigarette addiction conducted by the Institute of Respiratory Medicine (IPR) since 2013 is expected to be completed early next year. According to IPR’s senior medical consultant, Prof Abdul Razak Abdul Muttalif, the research, c (my)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:59

RA: Lung Disease Risk Tracks Biomarkers

Also, "there was a significant interaction between the HLA–DRB1 [shared epitope (SE)] and smoking... "This is an important finding, because not only may smoking trigger the development of RA in patients who carry the SE, but also appears to increase the
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2015 17:15

What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs

don’t fool yourself into thinking that vaping is a safe alternative to tobacco. It harms you. And if your children or grandchildren who don’t smoke cigarettes think that vaping is a cool and safe habit to pick up, let them know that they’re playing with a
Bottom Line
added Aug 25, 2015 06:13

[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52

[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco giant defeats suit brought by family of Bay of Pigs veteran

jury sided with R.J. Reynolds Tuesday against the family of a former Bay of Pigs prisoner who smoked for five decades then died of emphysema at age 87. The jury of six ruled the tobacco giant was not responsible for the October 2005 death of Renato Santo
Miami (FL) Herald
added Aug 19, 2015 18:31

[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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