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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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[Canada] Ralph Klein, Ex-Alberta Premier, Dies at 70

dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... At the Olympics, Mr. Klein mistook the King of Norway for his driver ... The startled king explained who he was as he pulled out his silver cigarette case. Mr. Klein apologized and bummed a cigarette.
New York Times
added Apr 2, 2013 09:15
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[Australia] Addictive Behaviors - Health outcomes associated with long-term regular cannabis and tobacco smoking

► Cannabis, tobacco, and combined cannabis-tobacco use are linked with emphysema. ► Adding tobacco to cannabis is linked to more smoking-related health symptoms. ► Cannabis-only users report better health than tobacco and cannabis-tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Apr 2, 2013 08:34
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, UK] Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates. “We’ve known for a long time that smoki
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 30, 2013 10:44
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Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:02
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[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma. "Attitudes to smoking at home vary and some pe
Cumberland News (uk)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:53
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[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:04
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Lung Transplant Hazard May Rise With Obese Recipients, Smoking Donors

Major risk factors for serious illness and death after a lung transplant include a donor who smoked and a recipient who is obese, according to a new study. Researchers reviewed the cases of nearly 1,300 people who received lung transplants at 10 U.S. lun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2013 13:44
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Donor Smoking, Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Injury After Lung Transplantation

"Even though donor smoking is tied to higher death rates and incidence of Grade 3 PGD, this doesn't mean we should prohibit smokers from donating lungs," said lead study author Joshua Diamond, MD, MSCE, instructor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary
ADVANCE Newsmagazines/Merion Publications, Inc.
added Mar 12, 2013 13:47
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The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

This study provides some of the first evidence of improved health outcomes with the 2003 introduction of smoke-free law in PEI. The smoke-free law introduced on June 1, 2003 was associated with significant reductions in mean monthly AMI admissions and in
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 9, 2013 20:53
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