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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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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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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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[Ireland] Gerald Kean says he'll continue to smoke his favourite cigars

CELEBRITY lawyer Gerald Kean insists he will continue to smoke his favourite cigars – despite being warned on Celebrity Operation Transformation to immediately give them up or they will kill him Doctors on the RTE discovered that the lawyer to the stars
Sunday World (ie)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:52
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[Europe, Malta] Growing minority of non-smokers developing lung cancer – research

Smoking may be the major cause of lung cancer. However, the standard western diet of processed foods can double the risk in people who have never smoked.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 8, 2016 17:39
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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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