Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 436 headlines found
[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy
jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Oct 22, 2014 Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
CHEST Foundation Launches Campaign to Encourage People With COPD to Live Well / "Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources
As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with their health-care providers to manage their symptoms, and taking charge of their condition on a
Oct 23, 2014 PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:24
the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Oct 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Six percent
Oct 20, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:14
Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused by smoking. Including ailments people don’t know they have or didn't report, that number climbs to 14 million med
Oct 13, 2014 Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 11:36
US adults have had approximately 14 million major medical conditions that were attributable to smoking. This figure is generally conservative owing to the existence of other diseases and medical events that were not included in these estimates. Cigarette
Oct 13, 2014 Archives of Internal Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:44
Based on data from the National Health Interview Survey and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, there were 14 million cigarette smoking-attributable medical conditions in the US in 2009, with about 7.5 million of them being COPD.
Oct 13, 2014 2 Minute Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:39
"For each annual death, there are 15 to 20 people living with major disease caused by smoking," said senior study author Terry Pechacek ..."Smoking not only will kill you, it will damage your health and make your life worse."
Oct 13, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2014 20:15
Five years later, with 28-percent lung capacity, Blackford entered the Pulmonary Therapy program at Bayfront Health Brooksville to learn new breathing techniques. This was her second time in the program and she admitted that she needed the guidance, disc
Oct 11, 2014 Hernando (FL) Today
added Oct 11, 2014 20:52
Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Oct 10, 2014 Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46