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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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[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51
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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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