Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs 1,151 headlines found

9 Views

SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
35 Views

[Florida] Lake Worth ex-smoker wins fraction of what she sought from cigarette-maker

While a Palm Beach County jury awarded Minnie Ford $1.023 million in damages last week after a roughly two-week-long trial, it decided that she was 85 percent responsible for her ailments which keep her tethered to an oxygen tank. So, the award was reduc
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:16
9 Views

E-cigarettes raise teens’ risk of persistent cough and wheeze, study finds

The results showed that the risk of bronchitic symptoms was twice as high in teenagers who said that they were currently using e-cigarettes as in those who had never tried them (odds ratio 2.02 (95% confidence interval 1.42 to 2.88)). Risk of bronchitis
British Medical Journal
added Nov 21, 2016 15:39
19 Views

[Florida] $1M Verdict for Smoker with Late-Stage Emphysema in Trial Against RJR

Jurors took a little more than 4 hours to conclude R.J. Reynolds was liable for Minnie Ford's emphysema, which the jury found was caused by nicotine addiction and tobacco industry fraud. However, the 15th Circuit Court jury's $1.023 million award was a f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:18
19 Views

[Florida] Jury Awards $10 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded a woman found to have developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) $6 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award in her Engle progeny suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. to $10 million (Mary Howle
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 21, 2016 03:23
9 Views

E-cigarettes May Harm Teens' Lung Health

and colleagues report an association between e-cigarette use and persistent cough, bronchitis and congestion or phlegm in the Southern California Children’s Health Study. “E-cigarettes are known to deliver chemicals toxic to the lungs, including
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
6 Views

[California] E-cigarette use linked to risk of respiratory symptoms among adolescents

Now, new research indicates that even if these young e-cigarette users do not become tobacco smokers, e-cigarettes may harm their health. In "Electronic-cigarette Use and Respiratory Symptoms in Adolescents," published online ahead of print in the Americ
News-Medical.net
added Nov 19, 2016 18:13
18 Views

[Florida] $10M Verdict, After $6M in Punitives, Against Philip Morris & RJR for Ex-Nurse's Cancer, COPD

imposed a $6 million punitive verdict on R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris yesterday, completing a $10 million damage award against the tobacco giants for their role in a former nurse’s cancer and respiratory disease. Howles v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CV-034919
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:16
7 Views

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Avoids Most Blame In $1M Lung Disease Verdict ($$)

Jurors in Palm Beach awarded Minnie Ford $560,000 in noneconomic damages and $462,840 for her medical expenses, and found that the cigarette giant was 15 percent responsible for her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and didn't owe punitive damages. T
Law360
added Nov 17, 2016 23:24
6 Views

[Asia, Nepal] NEOPANE: Death breath / Govt should adopt measures to fight the most common non-communicable disease in the country - Dr. Arpana Neopane

November 16 is observed internationally as the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day... As clinicians, we talk to our patients and their family about the five measures to prevent COPD and to keep their lungs healthy. First and foremost, s
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Nov 16, 2016 18:36
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines