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Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

The researchers examined 1,000 black-lung benefit applications and found that coal miners judged “potentially eligible” for benefits smoked at higher rates that those who did not qualify. Medical experts dispute the association’s argument, saying the di
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 14:24
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Vaping A Gateway To Cigarettes For Youth, Experts Say, Want Flavors Banned

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies published a statement detailing the dangers of electronic cigarettes when used by children and adolescents. The group of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents called for a ban on flavors a
Medical Daily
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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‘Frivolous Lawsuit Conspiracy’ Whistleblowers Wanted, Potential $100,000 Reward

John Uustal...book, “Corporate Serial Killers,” he tells the story of his fight for a woman whose life was destroyed by smoking, and how the system conspired to deprive his ailing client of the money that could have saved her life, through a lung transpla
Whistleblower News Review
added Jun 1, 2018 14:57
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Nicotine proteome effects: Tissue-specific alterations

scientists have found that up to 126 proteins in seven tissue types were affected by oral exposure of mice to nicotine, sending warning signals to consumers who smoke electronic cigarettes under the misapprehension that they are safe. Many consumers who
spectroscopyNOW
added Jun 1, 2018 14:05
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Despite USPSTF Recommendations, Lung Screening Rates Low Among Heavy Smokers

A retrospective analysis conducted by researchers at the University of Louisville has found that less than 2% of the more than 7.5 million eligible smokers were screened for lung cancer in 2016 despite recommendations by the United States Preventive Serv
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies

we recommend that electronic cigarettes be regulated as tobacco products and included in smoke-free policies. Sale of electronic cigarettes should be barred to youths worldwide. Flavouring should be prohibited in electronic cigarettes, and advertising acc
European Respiratory Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:01
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[UK] E-cigarette timebomb: Vaping is highly addictive and could cause a major health crisis in decades to come, warn lung experts

E-cigarettes could spark a major health crisis in decades to come... The panel of lung experts – from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies – wants flavourings banned as part of tougher restrictions on vaping products. They also want parks
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:28
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[UK] Beware the cinnamon e-cig! Scientists warn of the dangers of vaping this particular spice

Scientists in the US carried out tests in which they exposed human airway cells to cinnamon-flavoured liquid and spray from one of the latest e-cigarettes. They found that the spice chemical cinnamaldehyde impaired the movement of tiny hair-like cilia t
The Mirror (uk)
added May 24, 2018 15:03
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Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study

Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But inhaling the chemical as part of heated e-cigarette vapor appears to inhib
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:32
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E-Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Risk for COPD

A study has shown an association between regular e-cigarette use and higher likelihood of having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This research was presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 18-23, 2018, in
PulmonaryAdvisor
added May 23, 2018 21:50
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