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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

[UK] Herts County Council spearheads campaign against 1,500 'needless deaths' from smoking each year

Every year, 1,500 people in Herts die needlessly of a condition caused by smoking, and about 440 of these deaths are because of a smoking-related lung disease known as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The county council is backing a nationa
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:21

[UK] VIDEO: 35000 smokers suffering lung disease problems in South Yorkshire

More than 35,000 people in South Yorkshire are having their lives blighted by chronic lung diseases caused by smoking, new figures have revealed. Figures released by Public Health England also show that more than 2,000 people in the county died between 2
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:06
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