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[Georgia] LETTER: Stop the smoke

I lost 25 percent of my lung capacity from secondhand smoke exposure working in bars and restaurants while I was in college. Many college students work in these ... I urge city leaders to make our city’s bars smoke-free to give everyone a chance at havi
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 23, 2013 11:38

Ex-Smokers Live Longer After Surgery

* Smokers who quit a year or more prior to major surgery reduce their risk of life-threatening postop complications. * Note that risks of 30-day postoperative arterial and respiratory events were still elevated in past smokers, though less so compared
MedPage Today
added Jun 21, 2013 06:32
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[UK] Groundbreaking research into conditions

There are a range of conditions that are likely to overwhelm the NHS in the coming years. Amy McMullen looks at the groundbreaking research that is being developed to try to hold back the tide
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:19

Taking Her Breath Away / The rise of COPD in women (PDF)

changing gender roles and aggressive targeted cigarette advertising contributed to a dramatic increase in smoking rates among women. Sadly, those old TV ads that declared to women “you’ve got your own cigarette now,” have resulted in a steep rise in COPD
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:55

American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half ... Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:49

Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48

Smoke exposure puts infants with respiratory infections at risk for longer hospital stays

found that infants with a family history of allergic disease with lower respiratory tract infections, who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at risk for longer hospital stays.
added Jun 5, 2013 17:24

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

[UK] Research reveals dangers of second-hand smoke

More than 800 children visit their doctor every day due to the effects of being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to research published by the Royal College of Physicians in the UK.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 5, 2013 00:11

[UK] Passive smoking forces 800 children a day to see a doctor

An alarming number of parents are still risking their children’s lives by smoking in front of them at home or in the car, Britain’s most senior doctor warns today. More than 300,000 under-16s a year see their doctor with illnesses related to second-hand
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:39
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