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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[Ireland] Smoking ban saves 3,700 lives thanks to cleaner air

"Our study shows that mortality decreases were primarily due to reductions in passive smoking, rather than a reduction in active smoking, and we remember that this protection from passive smoke was the basis for the introduction of the 2004 legislation.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 30, 2013 06:00
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[Washington] Smoker who made death-bed plea against tobacco dies at age 53

Gallagher, who suffered from bronchitis and emphysema caused by his years as a 3-pack-a-day smoker, told friends and family that his dying wish was to convince other smokers to quit. On March 20, Gallagher asked a Daily News reporter and photographer to
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Apr 29, 2013 01:58
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Dust Is in the Air: Effects of Occupational Exposure to Mineral Dust on Lung Function in a 9-year Study

Individual smoking habits and occupational dust exposure had a negative impact on lung function. To reduce the risk of loss of respiratory capacity, smoking cessation is especially recommended to workers exposed to quartz dust. Moreover, stricter limit v
Lung
added Apr 25, 2013 13:00
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[UK] Smoking Raises Risk of Lung Disease in RA

Risk factors for the development of interstitial lung disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) included male sex, smoking, and seropositivity, a researcher reported here. In contrast to RA patients overall, where there is a large female pred
MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2013 09:27
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Tech-Cigarette.com Discusses the Tobacco Smoking Catastrophe 2013

the University of California, San Francisco has compiled a data that states that in the coming forty years, over eighteen million more tuberculoses cases ... It is therefore very important that smokers adopt a more suitable smoking mechanism, which appar
SBWire
added Apr 16, 2013 03:54
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Alaska man with ruined lungs now face of CDC's anti-smoking effort

Michael Patterson, a formerly homeless person who started smoking at age 9, has stories of carved-away lungs, battles to breathe, and doctors who tell him he's a walking dead man living on borrowed time. He'll be taking those stories on the road to schoo
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 15, 2013 08:24
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It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2013 14:20
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VIDEO: TEDx: Wanda de Kanter en Pauline Dekker: replacement smokers

Smoking is an addiction, not a free choice. The only free choice is at your first cigarette and is mostly lit at puberty in a phase where the brain is not dealing well with free choice. Dekker says to the person in the coffin, 'You will not die in vain. '
You Tube
added Apr 13, 2013 16:12
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[Australia] Pot-Smokers Healthier Than Tobacco Smokers, Study Finds

A study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors this January finds that “using tobacco on its own [and/or] mixing it with cannabis may lead to worse physical health outcomes than using cannabis alone.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 9, 2013 14:54
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