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Fact Check: Do e-cigarettes cause incurable disease

So while it’s still unclear whether e-cigarettes cause popcorn lung and whether they’re effective tools for quitting smoking, what is certain is that they aren’t harmless — especially to children and teens.
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 19, 2017 20:23
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[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08
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Australian Study Shows E-Cigarettes Cause Lung Damage image:

In the first long-term study of its kind, researchers at Telethon Kids Institute compared the lung health of mice exposed to mainstream tobacco smoke with those exposed to aerosols from four different types of e-juices (the liquid in the e-cigarette) ove
Gizmodo
added May 27, 2017 14:34
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Loss of airway blood vessels is associated with risk of death in smokers without COPD

In a new study, CT-measured vascular pruning - the diminution of distal pulmonary blood vessels (vessels on the outer edges of the lungs) - was associated with increased risk of death in smokers without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The s
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 24, 2017 15:35
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study. Before U.S. airlines banned smoking outright in 1996, flight attendants were repeated
MedPage Today
added May 23, 2017 13:50
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

Flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study.
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2017 23:58
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Muscle Loss May Predict Mortality Risk in Smokers

Smokers with diminished chest muscle may face a greater risk of death than those smokers with more chest muscle, whether they have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or not, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Confe
Newswise
added May 23, 2017 12:48
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Appeal $35M Sick Smoker Case

Philip Morris USA and Liggett Group LLC are challenging a 2nd District Court of Appeal ruling last month in favor of Richard Boatright, who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 39 because of smoking and had to undergo two double-lung tra
WLRN-Miami Herald
added May 17, 2017 16:07
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[Pennsylvania] What secondhand smoke researchers learned from Lancaster County's Amish population

Lead investigator Dr. Robert M. Reed said the study “confirms prior findings and extends them by adding to the degree of certainty,” in part because unlike the population at large, lifestyle is so consistent across the Amish community.
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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Plain Tobacco Packaging Could Reduce Smoking and COPD, Study Reports

Plain tobacco packaging could reduce the appeal of smoking, decreasing the alarming rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Cochrane Review. The article, “Tobacco packaging design for reducing tobacco use,” was published i
COPD News Today
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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