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Why smokers should make sure they eat their 5-a-day: Those who consume fruit and vegetables have a 40% lower risk of an incurable lung disease

Consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent, a study found. Each extra portion then slashes the chances by an additional eight per cent, the new research suggests. Former smokers can al
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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[UK] The battle for breath - the economic burden of lung disease

Our report, Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK, reveals the financial cost of lung disease to the NHS, patients and the economy. The report supports our battle for breath campaign. We're pushing for a new strategy to improve
British Lung Foundation (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:26
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Estimating the economic burden of respiratory illness in the UK (PDF)

This report shows that lung disease costs the UK over £11 billion each year, in costs to the NHS and in lost productivity. In addition, there is the huge personal cost in lost years of good health. These costs and suffering have national signific
British Lung Foundation (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:26
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[UK] Lung disease costs the United Kingdom £11bn every year - report

New figures show lung disease is costing the UK more than £11bn every year, prompting criticism the NHS and governments are not doing enough to tackle one of the country's biggest killers. A report by the British Lung Foundation (BLF) says, despite such
Sky News (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:21
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
Science Magazine
added Mar 14, 2017 02:54
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour... Provided by: R&D at British American Tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:19
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Exposure to pollution kills millions of children, WHO reports find

570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, WHO says

Holloway also stressed that this is not a concern solely for developing countries. "Exposures such as air pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke affects the health of children in developed countries such as the UK as well," he said.
CNN
added Mar 6, 2017 01:49
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