Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,253 headlines found
A federal appeals court signed off on an award of survivors’ benefits to the widow of a Montana coal mine worker, rejecting a coal company’s argument that a decades-long smoking habit, not coal dust, caused the worker’s death.
Feb 7, 2018 Reuters
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use
4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
Feb 1, 2018 The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39
Are Blunts Bad For Your Health? Blunts can lead to longer lasting smoke sessions. But can they also lead to poor health?
due to the tobacco content, prolonged blunt use can come with some nasty side effects...Weed smoke is typically inhaled and held in the lungs briefly before being exhaled. In the case of blunts, that means you’re holding tobacco smoke in your lungs.
Jan 29, 2018 High Times
added Jan 30, 2018 15:31
They found that burning tar, an ingredient found in conventional cigarettes, was specifically damaging for pulmonary surfactant, but that particles in e-cigarette vapor do not affect the normal functioning of surfactant because e-cigarettes involve vapor
Jan 26, 2018 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:54
Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
Jan 24, 2018 National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
One way the tobacco industry has manipulated cigarettes to increase addictiveness is by loading cigarettes with chemical compounds. Bronchodilators were added so that tobacco smoke can more easily enter the lungs. Sugars, flavors and menthol were increas
Jan 23, 2018 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:17
He used to be a pipe smoker -- but he found good reason to quit. "Tobacco is highly addictive and remarkably destructive, however you use it," Thun says. In other words, it's doesn't matter if you smoke tobacco or puff it in a pipe: it's a potent cause o
Jan 20, 2018 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
The plan, launched by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething, outlines work to improve smoking cessation services, better diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and reduce variation in prescribing.
Jan 19, 2018 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:14
While e-cigarettes deliver lower levels of carcinogens than do conventional cigarettes, they still expose users to high levels of ultrafine particles and other toxins that may substantially increase cardiovascular and noncancer lung disease risks, which a
Jan 11, 2018 Annual Review of Public Health
added Jan 14, 2018 21:28
Most commonly, infants along with their smoker parents or relatives are affected by the smoky environment in their home. These infants show severe symptoms with long-lasting effects leading to dangerous abnormalities in the body. The following are the im
Jan 11, 2018 News-Medical.net
added Jan 11, 2018 16:22