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New Patient Resource Released for COPD Awareness Month

If you were asked, "What is the third leading cause of death in America?" Would you know that the answer is COPD? If not, you're not alone. That's why the American Lung Association is doing what it can this November - COPD Awareness Month - to raise awar
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 19:59

New Data Analysis Reveals 1.1 Million Californians Diagnosed With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As we enter COPD Awareness Month starting November 1, new data shows an estimated 1.1 million Californians, with nearly 200,000 in Los Angeles County, have been diagnosed with COPD, according to the first research of its kind by the UCLA Center for Health
PR Newswire
added Nov 1, 2012 19:16

[Europe] Women die of smoking too

The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Diseases: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
added Nov 1, 2012 14:30

Smoking bans cut number of heart attacks, strokes

* The analysis included 45 studies covering 33 laws * Smoking bans also cut health care costs * Doctor: Smoke-free laws protect non-smokers too
USA Today
added Nov 13, 2012 05:09

COPD Deaths Highest in Rural, Poor Areas: CDC

Large urban areas had lowest mortality rate from the respiratory disorder
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:43

Secondhand Smoke: All It Takes Is 20 Minutes

Exposure in confined spaces affects breathing quickly, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2012 17:35

JERVEY: Irony Alert: Tobacco Apologist Steve Milloy's EPA Human Testing Scare Campaign

Oh, the irony. A guy who built his career -- and fortune -- by muddying the science on the health effects of smoking is now accusing the E.P.A. of harming lungs and causing heart problems. Steve Milloy, the former Big Tobacco flack who now runs the tras
added Oct 24, 2012 17:45

Tobacco Smoking Clinical Trials

Your search returned 28 studies. (Get alerts for new studies): * Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) - Multiple Locations in the US * Smoking - Durham NC
added Oct 24, 2012 15:14

[UK] New research and advice on smoking

An official NHS body has suggested that, for seriously addicted smokers, inhaling less smoke is the first step to quitting, while separate research has found that just 20 minutes exposure to secondhand smoke can damage breathing.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:50
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