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[Washington] Smoker who made death-bed plea against tobacco dies at age 53

Gallagher, who suffered from bronchitis and emphysema caused by his years as a 3-pack-a-day smoker, told friends and family that his dying wish was to convince other smokers to quit. On March 20, Gallagher asked a Daily News reporter and photographer to
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Apr 29, 2013 01:58
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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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Secondhand Smoke Effects Are Lasting

MedPage Today
added May 23, 2012 16:31
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Escapes Most Blame In $6M Death Verdict ($$)

In an unusually conflicted verdict, a Florida jury has awarded $6.4 million to the family of a smoker who died of lung disease and found R.J. Reynolds owed punitive damages, but concluded the smoker himself was mostly responsible for his own death...John
Law360
added Oct 2, 2016 01:46
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[Florida] Jury Told Philip Morris Caused Nurse's Cancer ($$)

saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late...Mary Howles, quit smoking in 1991..."What's lying ahead of her is a horrible life where slowly but surely her lung capacity will continue to wane and she will eventually, if th
Law360
added Jan 12, 2016 00:44
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Flavoring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes: Diacetyl, 2,3-Pentanedione, and Acetoin in a Sample of 51 Products, Including Fruit-, Candy-, and Cocktail-Flavored E-Cigarettes (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Due to the associations between diacetyl, bronchiolitis obliterans and other severe respiratory diseases observed in workers, urgent action is recommended to further evaluate this potentially widespread exposure via flavored e-cigarettes.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Dec 8, 2015 21:57
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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
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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.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added May 12, 2015 13:29
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Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Some former cigarette smokers who turn to e-cigarettes have chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, and may rely on oxygen concentrators to help them breathe, Steinberg told Live Science. E-cigarettes, which have gained popularity in the past 10 years,
Ozarks Sentinel
added Oct 9, 2014 11:04
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[UK] This is what cigarettes do to you, warns anti-smoking campaigner hours before her death

It would have been natural for Maureen Hamilton to have chosen a glamorous picture as the one by which she could be remembered. ... She arranged for posters of her to be used to highlight the damage smoking can cause and wanted children to visit her so th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2013 23:21
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