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Millions die from air pollution, mainly in China, India

Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people around the world each year, with over half of those deaths occurring in fast-growing China and India, researchers said Friday. And the number of premature deaths will continue to climb in the years ahead
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 13, 2016 19:04
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[North Carolina] Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

Ilona Jaspers, PhD... recently completed research showing how the chemicals in e-cigarettes can change immune responses in our airways. She is presenting her findings at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Was
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Feb 12, 2016 20:49
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New and Emerging Tobacco Products: Biomarkers of Exposure and Injury

This symposium provides a broad overview of research to identify biomarkers of exposure, biomarkers of injury, and acute and chronic effects in the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and reproductive organ systems resulting from exposure to new and emerging tobac
AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:57
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Pulmonary Effects of Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and New Tobacco Products

smoking cigarettes causes suppression of several key immune genes in the nasal mucosa. E-cig users showed the same changes in immune genes as cigarette smokers. However, e-cig users also demonstrated suppression of several additional immune genes, suggest
AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:56
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EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out

in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
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[Florida] Doctor “Sure” Smoker Had Lung Cancer Before Bar Date in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Dr. Allan Goldman, a Tampa pulmonologist, said the lung cancer and emphysema doctors found in Elizabeth Smith in December 1997 likely developed well before the November 21, 1996 bar date of Smith’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, makers of
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:52
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Meta-analysis of the Association Between Second-hand Smoke Exposure and Ischaemic Heart Diseases, COPD and Stroke

Overall, the effect sizes are comparable with previous findings in meta-analyses...The results indicate the high relevance of public health campaigns and legislation to protect non-smokers from the adverse health effects attributable to SHS exposure.
Medical Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 14:24
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[UK] Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

British scientists found the negative health effects of air pollution -- such as a higher risk of lung and heart disease -- can persist for more than 30 years. The study authors suggested that more research into the long-term health effects of air pollu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Florida] Lifelong Smoker Says Tobacco Cos. Hooked Her At Age 10 ($$)

A former hairdresser who lit her first cigarette when she was 10 years old urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for her lung disease... Howard M. Acosta, attorney for Elizabeth Ann Smith, told jurors in Palm Beac
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 20:57
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Think Like a Doctor: Drowning on Dry Land Solved

Eosinophilic pneumonia is an unusual disorder and is usually caused by exposure to certain drugs or toxins or radiation therapy. The most common trigger is cigarette smoke, and the illness may occur in those who recently started or restarted smoking. Mor
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 5, 2016 19:13
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