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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a study from Northwestern University in Illinois found. Those who continue to smoke 10 cigarettes per day were more likely to develop emphysema than those who used
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:21
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

People who cut down on cigarettes thinking it will improve their lung health are actually putting themselves at greater risk of disease, new research shows. Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a stu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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Berries and Grapes May Keep You Breathin' Easy

This "suggests that [anthocyanin-foods] might have a functional role protecting the lungs against the pollutants and other environmental insults," such as smoking, Garcia-Larsen noted. These dark-pigmented fruits and vegetables seeme
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:37
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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Pennsylvania woman, 18, develops first-ever case of wet lung in an adolescent from excessively smoking e-cigarettes for three weeks

An 18-year-old woman who went on a three-week vaping binge was diagnosed with a condition called wet lung, formally known as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The Pediatrics journal published a case report Thursday on the unnamed Pennsylvania teen wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:23
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Pennsylvania teen develops ‘wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says

The teen’s pediatrician and lead author of the study said he believes the chemicals in the e-cigarettes led to lung damage and inflammation, triggering an immune response in her body. Case authors advised wet lung should considered when diagnosing resp
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 28, 2018 13:46
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old experienced difficulty breathing and chest pains after using an e-cigarette Her doctors diagnosed hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or "wet lung"
CNN
added May 27, 2018 20:27
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Hookah Responsible for Over Half of Tobacco Smoke Inhaled by Young Smokers

accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S., a newUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis discovered. Toxicant exposures – such as tar, carbon monoxide and nicotine –
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added May 18, 2018 15:29
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes...she developed symptoms bad enough to send her to the emergency room...Soon, the young woman experienced what is commonly known as respiratory failur
CNN
added May 18, 2018 15:11
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