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Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC

Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The yearly financial toll of COPD (which includes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2014 16:39
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Patented Micronutrient Formulation Tested with NASA and Department of Defense, Licensed to E-Cigarette Industry

Palm Beach Vapors is announcing today that is has entered into an alliance with The Lung Shield Group, an exclusive license holder for Premier MicroNutrient Corporation (PMC)....will contain a micronutrient complex shown in studies to have a protective ef
Business Wire
added Aug 5, 2014 13:09
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Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke

Coughing up heaping globs of mucous isn’t even the half of it. Neither is losing all sense of stamina, or coming home to a stale-smelling house with yellowed walls and furniture. No, the biggest consequences of smoking are, by and large, ones you will ne
Medical Daily
added Aug 1, 2014 15:04
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E-cigarettes and vaping 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

research by Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, suggests the way particles are broken down in e-cigarettes may irritate lung tissue and cause disease. Particles in tobacco-based cigarettes have a median size of 0.3 to 0.5 microns, but in e-ciga
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:53
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Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ≥18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Costs attributable to COPD and its sequelae are substantial and are projected to increase through 2020. Evidence-based interventions that prevent tobacco use and reduce clinical complications of COPD may result in potential decreased COPD-attributable co
Chest
added Jul 25, 2014 10:20
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CDC reports annual financial cost of COPD to be $36 billion in the United States

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announced today the Online First publication of 'Total and State-Specific Medical and Absenteeism Costs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years in the United States for 2010 an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:18
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[Australia] Novel approach to helping long-term smokers

A novel program to identify and support long-term smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is being trialled by Australian researchers. COPD, a chronic lung condition, is a major public health concern affecting up to 50 per cent of smok
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:20
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[Colorado] BEST: Climate change and my pack-a-day habit of 25 years ago

effects of greenhouse gas emissions will mostly become clear only in retrospect. That puts us in a difficult place. Wait until the evidence is incontrovertible? It's like waiting to quit smoking until you've been diagnosed with lung cancer. Unlike my sm
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 15, 2014 04:52
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[Texas] Coalition urges Lubbock council to adopt smoking ban; leaders mixed

For more than just health reasons, the West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition again asked the Lubbock City Council to completely ban smoking at local businesses. This time, the coalition also cited what its proponents called economic benefits.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jul 11, 2014 05:34
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Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes

Governments should ban or limit the use of electronic cigarettes until more is known about their health effects, say experts from the world's leading lung organizations. The position statement was issued Wednesday by the Forum of International Respirator
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 10, 2014 15:20
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