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Leonard Nimoy’s family to raise funds for COPD Foundation; late actor campaigned vs. smoking

Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47

ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy on contracting lung disease: ‘I was an Olympic championship smoker’

“The big advertising campaign for Camels was, ‘More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,’” Nimoy told Morgan, adding that they were billed as being good for one’s lungs.... I could smoke in the shower. I could smoke anyplace. It was part of my
Raw Story
added Feb 28, 2015 10:29

Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco

A few days later, he rang the alarm again. "Smokers, please understand. If you quit after you're diagnosed with lung damage it's too late. Grandpa says learn my lesson. Quit now," he tweeted, adding, "I'm doing OK. Just can't walk distances. Love my life
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:20

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

Last year, he disclosed on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with COPD, a progressive lung disease. "I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough," he tweeted to his 810,000 followers. "Grandpa says, quit now!!"
added Feb 27, 2015 16:39

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41

[UK] E-cigarette flavourings damage the lungs - cinnamon vape juice found to be the most toxic

Dangerous emissions from flavourings used in e-cigarettes damage the lungs, according to a new study. Although safer than smoking real cigarettes, e-cigarettes are still toxic - with some flavourings causing more lung stress than others. "Our research
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:33

[UK] Lung disease sufferer inspires 'Smokefree' campaign

A mother from Torquay has made an impassioned plea for people to stop smoking after her lung collapsed. She has thrown her support behind a hard-hitting campaign which encourages people to stop smoking by showing how their loved ones suffer.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:27

Invion Announces Positive Interim Data from Its Phase II Clinical Trial of Oral Inv102 (nadolol) in Smoking Cessation

The blind-broken analysis shows clinically relevant changes in four biomarkers of inflammation in INV102 (nadolol) treated patients compared to placebo. For those patients receiving INV102 (nadolol):
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2015 10:30

[Australia] Can Invion cough up the secret to quitting smoking?

Interim data for its early clinical trial successfully showed that the drug nadalol reduced markers of inflammation of the lungs that is associated with the rattly cough. The hope is that nadalol can be used in conjunction with smoking cessation aids lik
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 19, 2015 02:24

[Australia] Smoking puts hundreds in hospital each year

GLADSTONE is home to more than 9500 smokers, and about 480 of them are hospitalised each year for the treatment of a deadly cigarette-related lung disease. An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare study reveals each year 398 to 480 Gladstone patien
Gladstone (QLD) Observer (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:17
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