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Reduced Benefit of Recent Smoking Cessation for Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

For thoracoscopic lobectomy, brief smoking cessation (30 days or less) provides no immediate advantage and may actually increase complications. Proactive initiation of smoking cessation counselling at first patient contact is essential. Delay of surgery u
Chest
added Nov 12, 2015 14:42
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Adolescent e-cigarette use tied to breathing problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied depend
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2015 23:05
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People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 29, 2015 12:49
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Rebuttal From Drs Avdalovic and Murin [FREE FULL TEXT]

We completely concur with Dr Middlekauff that e-cigarettes should be required to meet product and safety standards and be subject to premarketing and postmarketing Food and Drug Administration testing. We would further add that promotion of these devices
Chest
added Oct 21, 2015 11:29
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[Asia] Heart and respiratory diseases are India's biggest killers

Heart and respiratory diseases have gradually become silent killers for Indians, according to the recent Global Burden of Disease Study. High blood pressure, pollution, smoking and alcohol, have become risk factors that will further cut the life-expectan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:04
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[California] 'She's lost her spark': Sir Tom Jones reveals reclusive wife's battle with depression but insists their marriage is 'solid' after 58 years

at their Los Angeles home Linda has retreated into herself, smoking heavily and doing so away from others to avoid filling their living rooms with cigarette fumes. She has developed emphysema, has had cancer scares, and has become increasingly immobile, p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:15
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[UK] How some smokers stay healthy: genetic factors revealed

British scientific team have identified certain DNA profiles at lower risk of a range of lung diseases and hope their findings might lead to better treatments
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:08
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Smokers who have COPD may face increased risk of getting small cell lung cancer

a large worldwide study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health...The new study--the largest-ever epidemiologic study of SCLC--is the first to look at how much COPD, a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe, increase
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2015 23:04
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No Evidence to Support Widespread Screening for COPD: Experts

is the third leading cause of death in the United States. But an influential government panel says there's as yet no evidence to support screening for COPD in adults with no symptoms. In a draft recommendation released Monday, the U.S. Preventive Service
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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Early Life Lung Function Gives Insight in COPD

"[I]t is important to continue to focus on cigarette smoking, which remains the major risk factor for the development of disease," Frank E. Speizer, MD, of Harvard Medical School, and James H. Ware, PhD, of the Harvard School of Public Health, wrote in a
MedPage Today
added Jul 9, 2015 11:31
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