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Odor receptors discovered in lungs

Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
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Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
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Phil Everly, Half of Pioneer Rock Duo, Dies at 74

He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Pneumonia risk for babies of smokers

Babies of smoking mothers are more likely to be born prematurely and have extremely low birth weight, and are more prone to pneumonia, than those of non-smoking mothers. That is the finding of a UCT lung health study.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 06:00
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[Washington] Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for hospitalization and death due to both respiratory and nonrespiratory infections, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:09
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Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

found that smoking raised the risk of complications such as pneumonia and other infections by about 30 percent. "Anecdotally, we know that many patients don't take the opportunity to quit or join a smoking cessation program before surgery," study lead au
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2013 15:00
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Secondhand Smoke Causes Longer Hospitalization in Infants with Respiratory Infections

Smoke exposure puts infants with family history of allergies at higher risk for severe infection
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Jun 6, 2013 09:51
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[UK] Parents Warned Of Smoking Damage To Children

Parents are warned to quit cigarettes as figures show doctors are seeing 800 children a day because of passive smoking.
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:34
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Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions

existing smoking cessation counselling and drugs are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services available. Incorporation of such treatment into routine clinical practice is essential for provision of high-quality care to all patients, espe
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:29
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