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Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis

"We found that a significant number of current and former smokers who don't meet the typical criteria for COPD [based on a breathing test] otherwise look and behave like patients who do carry a diagnosis of COPD," said study co-lead author Dr. Meilan Han
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 18, 2016 20:07

Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care

face high out-of-pocket costs and other significant barriers to adequate medical care, a new report finds. "This report reveals a real patchwork of care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," the report's lead author, Dr. Meilan Han, s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 13, 2016 18:07

Clinical Significance of Symptoms in Smokers with Preserved Pulmonary Function

Our data add to these previous publications by showing that chronic symptoms precede the exacerbations, by showing that a clinically useful tool (the CAT) can identify smokers at risk for exacerbations, and by providing evidence for the type of lung dise
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 13, 2016 14:58

[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58

Health-care Provider Screening and Advice for Smoking Cessation Among Smokers With and Without COPD: 2009-2010 National Adult Tobacco Survey

Health professionals should continue to prioritize tobacco cessation counseling and treatment to smokers with COPD. Increased system-level changes and insurance coverage for cessation treatments could be used to improve the delivery of brief tobacco cessa
added Apr 12, 2016 19:10

Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD

Regular exercise could help boost the survival of people who've left the hospital after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2016 20:06

Think Like a Doctor: Drowning on Dry Land Solved

Eosinophilic pneumonia is an unusual disorder and is usually caused by exposure to certain drugs or toxins or radiation therapy. The most common trigger is cigarette smoke, and the illness may occur in those who recently started or restarted smoking. Mor
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 5, 2016 19:13

Warning over cherry flavoured e-cigarettes: Study finds they irritate the airways more than other types - and even tobacco

Cherry flavoured e-cigarettes were found to have 'signfiicantly higher' levels of benzaldehyde - a respiratory irritant - than other flavours, according to a new study One in particular - benazaldehyde - is routinely used in food and cosmetics, and is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14

New data from cities with high levels of air pollution indicate that air quality inside venues where people smoke is worse than outdoors

Research carried out in six cities with dangerous levels of air pollution indicates that air quality inside venues that allow smoking is even worse than outdoors. The study, published today in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, was co-authored by t
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:33

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study

563 of them developed acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS)...The researchers also found that ozone was significantly associated with ARDS in current smokers, but not in nonsmokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 8, 2016 03:14
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