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[Africa, Kenya] Why COPD Will Be the 3rd Leading Killer by 2030

Key among the causes of COPD is cigarettes smoking. To reduce the number of COPD cases, several countries have drafted stringent laws that govern smokers. These laws are aimed at discouraging people from stopping to smoke....the launch of Global Alliance
onislam (eg)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:13
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Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34
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Cigarette Smoking Impairs Human Pulmonary Immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis

In smokers, the pulmonary compartment has a number of macrophage-specific immune impairments which provide some mechanistic explanations whereby cigarette smoking renders a patient susceptible to tuberculosis infection and disease.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Nov 16, 2014 18:16
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Flavorings in e-cigarettes may be harmful

In addition to flavorings, ENDS contain propylene glycol. This substance has also raised concern of lung damage because, like flavorings, it has been evaluated for ingestion, not inhaling. ENDS also contain nicotine, which is highly addictive, increases
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:40
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GSK Survey Points to Rise of COPD in US

World COPD Day (November 19), a GSK global survey of people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sheds new light on the growing burden of COPD in the US..."Traditionally, COPD was considered to be a disease of elderly male smokers, but
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:33
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Flavorings in Electronic Cigarettes: An Unrecognized Respiratory Health Hazard? FREE ONLINE FIRST

Flavorings are a largely unrecognized potential hazard of ENDS, which are designed to create an ultrafine aerosol that penetrates deeply into the lungs...there is no jurisdiction to regulate the composition of e-liquids, no regulatory program to assess th
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 11, 2014 05:53
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53
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[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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VIDEO: The Taste Of Menthol Cigarettes Is Not Worth The Lung Complication Risk Compared To Regular Tobacco

A recent study published in the journal Respirology has revealed that although better tasting than regular cigarettes, menthol cigarettes carry a higher risk of developing lung disease and being hospitalized as a result of complications.
Medical Daily
added Nov 6, 2014 17:46
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