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A Cancer That Went Up in Smoke: Pulmonary Reaction to e-Cigarettes Imitating Metastatic Cancer

Upon cessation of e-cigarette use (known as vaping), the lung nodules disappeared, and the liver lesions regressed. Our case report suggests that vaping can induce an inflammatory reaction mimicking metastatic cancer.
Chest
added Mar 14, 2016 11:02
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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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World’s Leading Lung Societies Release Position Statement on E-Cigarettes

Experts from the world’s leading lung organizations have released a position statement on electronic cigarettes, focusing on their potential adverse effects on human health and calling on governments to ban or restrict their use until their health impacts
Newswise
added Jul 10, 2014 03:57
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[California] Chronic condition most often caused by tobacco exposure

It’s a group of conditions caused almost exclusively by tobacco exposure in which limited or reduced airflow is the universal trait. For emphysema, the limitation is caused by loss of lung tissue. For chronic bronchitis, it’s persistently inflamed airways
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Mar 18, 2014 10:14
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[Asia] Don’t ignore smoker’s cough, UAE experts say

Dubai: Smokers who dismiss a slight but persistent cough, commonly referred to as smoker’s cough, should be cautioned about the indication of a serious respiratory syndrome, said experts on Sunday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16
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[Florida] $10M Verdict, After $6M in Punitives, Against Philip Morris & RJR for Ex-Nurse's Cancer, COPD

imposed a $6 million punitive verdict on R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris yesterday, completing a $10 million damage award against the tobacco giants for their role in a former nurse’s cancer and respiratory disease. Howles v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CV-034919
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:16
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[UK] Horrifying graphics reveal how smoking REALLY affects the body, from stomach ulcers and acne to infertility and problems in the bedroom...

online clinic HealthExpress.co.uk has created an online tool which shows the grim effects of smoking on the body. From yellow skin and brittle nails to bowel disease and blocked blood vessels in the legs, the images reveal the ghastly result of an addicti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:59
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[UK] Rare 'healthy' smokers lungs explained

The mystery of why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking has been explained by UK scientists. The analysis of more than 50,000 people showed favourable mutations in people's DNA-enhanced lung function and masked the dead
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2015 21:21
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Too Many Sidelined by COPD

Recent research indicates that the United States has a long way to go before 81.3% of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)—the Healthy People 2020 goal—aren’t sidelined by their disease.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added May 12, 2015 13:29
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Lose Bid For Mistrial In Engle Case ($$)

The judge made his decisions after closing arguments took place in the trial that began Feb. 2. In this case, plaintiff Seymour Landau is seeking to hold the tobacco companies responsible for the 1996 death of his wife, Leah, a member of the Engle class,
Law360
added Feb 18, 2015 17:13
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