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Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Some former cigarette smokers who turn to e-cigarettes have chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, and may rely on oxygen concentrators to help them breathe, Steinberg told Live Science. E-cigarettes, which have gained popularity in the past 10 years,
Ozarks Sentinel
added Oct 9, 2014 11:04
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[UK] GP and Chair of Newham CCG gives advice on Stoptober

People in Newham have high levels of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a long term condition, which includes breathing disorders such as emphysema and bronchitis. We are also more likely to die younger from lung cancer than people in other pa
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:10
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[Austria] Doctors: 'E-cigarettes could be harmful'

E-cigarettes should not be marketed as the "healthier alternative" to traditional cigarettes, experts at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society of Pneumology (ÖPG) in Salzburg have warned.
The Local Austria (at)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:10
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E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About

But it turns out e-cigarette vapors may be full of suspected lung irritants, chemicals with addictive properties that could contribute to heart troubles down the road, says Dr. Norman Edelman...Here’s the scoop on how this controversial device could impa
The Daily Beast
added Oct 6, 2014 10:14
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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[UK] Oldham gran finally stubs out habit after smoking 292,000 cigarettes over 40 years

Audrey Shearing, from St Mary's in Oldham, started smoking when she was 23 and has puffed her way through an estimated 292,000 cigarettes over the last four decades. But the 68-year-old has now quit after a health scare earlier this year.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:05
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Electronic Cigarette Liquid Increases Inflammation and Virus Infection in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

current study has provided strong data suggesting the deleterious health effects of e-cigarettes on the lung, with a particular focus on airway epithelial inflammation and innate immunity in young people. Our research findings will guide future studies to
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:56
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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[UK] Would YOU accept donor lungs from a heavy smoker? That's the terrible dilemma Sharee faced

What makes Sharee’s story even more remarkable is that her new lungs came from a 55-year-old smoker. In fact, this is not unusual, with one in five lung transplant patients given organs from 20-a-day smokers, according to research revealed earlier this y
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:17
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