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Dave Clark Five Bassist Rick Huxley Dead at 72

Co-founder had battled emphysema after years of smoking
Rolling Stone
added Feb 13, 2013 20:51
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70pc Pakistani children exposed to carcinogenic tobacco smoke

Experts talking to APP said tobacco smoke is a major cause of contribution to the indoor air-pollution in the country, where people are generally not aware about the harm caused by passive smoking.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 10, 2013 23:19
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[UK] Taking tobacco seriously - patients on fast track to stopping smoking

PATIENTS admitted to two respiratory wards at University Hospital Ayr and University Hospital Crosshouse are receiving extra support to help them stop smoking, with the launch of an innovative Opt-out pilot.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:24
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Risk of Smoking-Related Deaths Among Women in United States Increased as Women Began to Smoke "Like Men"

A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine documents large, persistent increases in the risks of smoking-related deaths among female cigarette smokers in the United States during the 20th Century. In the U.S. starting in the 1950s, women began to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Feb 14, 2013 20:02
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[Canada] Day 107: The body count begins

or the first time the testimony is focused not on the action of the companies, but on the impact of their products on Quebec consumers.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2013 16:52
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Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Boomers have lower rates of heart attack and emphysema, and are less likely to smoke cigarettes, the study reported. King noted that the reduction in smoking -- from 28 percent of the population to 21 percent -- shows the value of conducting a concerted p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:46
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[UK] The Good Life? After 500,000 ciggies I'm done for: Richard Briers reveals he's battling chronic lung disease - while his lifelong friend Prunella Scales has a shocking confession of her own

* Richard Briers' battling emphysema after smoking '500,000 cigarettes' * Prunella Scales reveals she has stopped smoking tobacco adding 'if someone gives me a joint I really have to work at it'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 13:31
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A cross-sectional study of secondhand smoke exposure and respiratory symptoms in non-current smokers in the U.S. trucking industry: SHS exposure and respiratory symptoms

Conclusions: In this group of trucking industry workers, childhood and recent exposures to SHS were related to respiratory symptoms.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 1, 2013 11:47
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Study: Lungs From Heavy Smokers OK for Transplant

Researchers from Temple University in Philadelphia found that lungs from carefully selected donors who smoked at least a pack a day for more than 20 years may be used in certain transplant situations without affecting recipients' survival rates or deaths
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:50
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Smokers' Lungs May Be Safe for Transplant

* Lung transplantation from donors with a history of heavy smoking doesn't appear to hurt recipient outcomes over the mid-term. * Point out that the results support relaxing the organ donor criteria to alleviate the shortage of donor lungs, which could
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2013 13:52
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