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Death rates in prisons from smoking-related illnesses are higher than in the general US population

the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
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Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Six percent
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:14
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Treating C.O.P.D. in the Elderly

Despite the fact that C.O.P.D. is the third-leading cause of death, there is scant research on the comparative effectiveness of treatment options in seniors. But a study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association provides valuab
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 28, 2014 14:41
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Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused by smoking. Including ailments people don’t know they have or didn't report, that number climbs to 14 million med
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 11:36
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Estimation of Cigarette Smoking–Attributable Morbidity in the United States [FREE ONLINE FIRST]

US adults have had approximately 14 million major medical conditions that were attributable to smoking. This figure is generally conservative owing to the existence of other diseases and medical events that were not included in these estimates. Cigarette
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:44
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Cigarette smoking remains a leading cause of preventable medical problems

Based on data from the National Health Interview Survey and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, there were 14 million cigarette smoking-attributable medical conditions in the US in 2009, with about 7.5 million of them being COPD.
2 Minute Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:39
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Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

"For each annual death, there are 15 to 20 people living with major disease caused by smoking," said senior study author Terry Pechacek ..."Smoking not only will kill you, it will damage your health and make your life worse."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2014 20:15
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[Florida] Breathing easier

Five years later, with 28-percent lung capacity, Blackford entered the Pulmonary Therapy program at Bayfront Health Brooksville to learn new breathing techniques. This was her second time in the program and she admitted that she needed the guidance, disc
Hernando (FL) Today
added Oct 11, 2014 20:52
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[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46
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Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Some former cigarette smokers who turn to e-cigarettes have chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, and may rely on oxygen concentrators to help them breathe, Steinberg told Live Science. E-cigarettes, which have gained popularity in the past 10 years,
Ozarks Sentinel
added Oct 9, 2014 11:04
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