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Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2014 10:32
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Menthol cigarette smoking in the COPDGene cohort: Relationship with COPD, comorbidities and CT metrics

These results confirm that menthol cigarettes are not safer than traditional cigarettes and suggest that menthol cigarette smokers may have more frequent severe exacerbations than non-menthol cigarette smokers.
Respirology
added Nov 5, 2014 10:42
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[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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Menthol cigarettes no safer than regular tobacco – and maybe riskier

Smokers who reported using menthol cigarettes had more trips to the emergency room and more hospitalizations or treatment for severe worsening of their lung disease compared to people smoking regular tobacco, the study found.
Reuters
added Nov 5, 2014 10:40
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[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. encourage COPD education among Hispanics during COPD Awareness Month Clinicians asked to provide Spanish-language COPD materials to their patients

committed to raising awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among the Hispanic community. Earlier this year, the Tome Un Respiro Spanish-language COPD awareness campaign was launched to specifically target education among U.S. Hispa
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:40
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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A Writer Whose Pen Never Rests, Even Facing Death

Clive James has just published a book of writing on poetry...Once a three-fisted drinker and smoker, Mr. James, 75, was found to have leukemia in 2010, with the added complications of emphysema and kidney failure.
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2014 19:33
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CHEST Foundation Launches Campaign to Encourage People With COPD to Live Well / "Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources

As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with their health-care providers to manage their symptoms, and taking charge of their condition on a
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:24
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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