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[UK] Quit smoking now.. and you can still enjoy some good life

Richard Briers loved a 'laugh and a joke' ... 'The ciggies got me. If you do it [quit] in your 30s, you're OK, but after 30 it gets you.' He was right in many ways, but he probably enjoyed a far better final decade because he DID stop smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 21:58
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LARSON: The Use of Smokers' Lungs in Organ Transplants

Yes, there may be a drastic shortage of organs, but does it mean that any organ is suddenly a safe organ?
NYULocal (blog)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:32
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New Lung Screen Criteria May Be More Sensitive

* Using different selection criteria for lung cancer screening may detect more disease than the currently recommended criteria. * Point out that the model used incorporated factors such as level of education, family history of lung cancer, and COPD stat
MedPage Today
added Feb 21, 2013 11:06
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[Ireland] Lower Lung Function in Infancy Linked to Wheeze in Adulthood

Smoking also played key role in respiratory trouble for young adults, study found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 22, 2013 13:52
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[Arizona] Neonatal Lung Function and Later Respiratory ConsequencesNeonatal Lung Function and Respiratory Consequences

The title relates to the observation that early reductions in lung function have a long-lasting effect on respiratory health and lung function later in life.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:28
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Reduced Lung Function in Infancy Associated With Wheezing Later in Life

"Unexpectedly, we observed that a reduced vmaxFRC at age 1 month was associated with increased risk for wheeze only in young adults who were also current smokers," the authors wrote. "These results suggest that reduced early airway function and later exp
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:11
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Johns Hopkins Lung Researchers Create New Air Sacs in Mouse Model of Emphysema Using a Novel Growth Factor

The scientists say their experiments may lead to the first successful treatments to regrow the air sacs in people who suffer from diseases such as emphysema in which the air sacs have been destroyed by years of smoking. The work may also suggest new thera
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Feb 18, 2013 06:11
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Dave Clark Five Bassist Rick Huxley Dead at 72

Co-founder had battled emphysema after years of smoking
Rolling Stone
added Feb 13, 2013 20:51
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70pc Pakistani children exposed to carcinogenic tobacco smoke

Experts talking to APP said tobacco smoke is a major cause of contribution to the indoor air-pollution in the country, where people are generally not aware about the harm caused by passive smoking.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 10, 2013 23:19
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[UK] Taking tobacco seriously - patients on fast track to stopping smoking

PATIENTS admitted to two respiratory wards at University Hospital Ayr and University Hospital Crosshouse are receiving extra support to help them stop smoking, with the launch of an innovative Opt-out pilot.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:24
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