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Revealed: George Michael battled secret lung problems ever since suffering a serious bout of pneumonia in 2011

A source has now said his lungs never fully recovered from that serious bout of pneumonia. ...The source added: 'George made no secret about how much he smoked. Smoking can seriously affect the lungs and dramatically increases the risk of infection.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Pulmonary disease: COPD kills one person every 10 seconds

President Pakistan Chest Society, Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Pulmonology Department head Dr Ashraf Jamal said breathlessness is the most frequently reported symptom of COPD in Pakistan. Almost 90% of the people which die from COPD belong to underdevelope
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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Non-smoker women have high prevalence of breathing trouble, cough

in International Journal of Chronic Diseases, researchers suggest that women who have never smoked are susceptible to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and that African American women are particularly vulnerable. Chronic obstructive pulmonary d
ANI (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:40
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Never-smoking women have high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A new study published by University of Toronto researchers suggests that women who have never smoked are susceptible to [COPD]..."women are more likely to have been exposed to second-hand smoke from spouses who smoke."
EurekAlert
added Dec 9, 2016 21:49
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Vaping robots measure e-cig vapor delivered to lung cells in the lab

Murphy, Head of Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco. 'When there is a partial response or no response at all, this can be interpreted as e-cigarette vapour having a reduced biological impact compared to cigarette smoke. But what if it just me
EurekAlert
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13
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[Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Role in UF Marketing Professor's Death a Key Issue as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris and RJR

A sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes ultimately killed a former University of Florida marketing professor, an attorney for the professor’s widow said as trial began Wednesday against the nation’s two biggest cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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Menopause tied to faster decline in women’s lung function

"Someone with lungs damaged by smoking who has no symptoms at age 30 may have symptoms of her lung disease later in life as her lung function declines with age," Jacoby said by email. "The message, an obvious one, is to avoid smoking to avoid damaging yo
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 02:23
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E-Cigarettes: What Are the Health Effects? Study Seeks to Find Out

Upcoming studies...aim to discover the health effects of using e-cigs and are currently still recruiting healthy volunteers. “We have no idea where in the spectrum these are, in terms of safety. Are they like cigarettes, or nothing like cigarettes? Do th
Oncology Nursing News
added Dec 8, 2016 02:09
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[Austria] e-Cigarettes Not the Panacea They Are Claimed to Be, Expert Says

data presented here at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) suggested that there are a number of respiratory problems associated with the use of e-cigarettes, potentially arising from unregulated chemicals in the fluid/vapor.
Medical Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 02:03
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