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Taking Her Breath Away / The rise of COPD in women (PDF)

changing gender roles and aggressive targeted cigarette advertising contributed to a dramatic increase in smoking rates among women. Sadly, those old TV ads that declared to women “you’ve got your own cigarette now,” have resulted in a steep rise in COPD
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:55
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American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half ... Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:49
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Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48
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Smoke exposure puts infants with respiratory infections at risk for longer hospital stays

found that infants with a family history of allergic disease with lower respiratory tract infections, who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at risk for longer hospital stays.
News-Medical.net
added Jun 5, 2013 17:24
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Secondhand Smoke Causes Longer Hospitalization in Infants with Respiratory Infections

Smoke exposure puts infants with family history of allergies at higher risk for severe infection
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Jun 6, 2013 09:51
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[UK] Research reveals dangers of second-hand smoke

More than 800 children visit their doctor every day due to the effects of being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to research published by the Royal College of Physicians in the UK.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 5, 2013 00:11
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[UK] Passive smoking forces 800 children a day to see a doctor

An alarming number of parents are still risking their children’s lives by smoking in front of them at home or in the car, Britain’s most senior doctor warns today. More than 300,000 under-16s a year see their doctor with illnesses related to second-hand
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:39
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[UK] Parents Warned Of Smoking Damage To Children

Parents are warned to quit cigarettes as figures show doctors are seeing 800 children a day because of passive smoking.
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:34
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Survey Reveals Shortage of Social Media Resources and Skills in Global Tobacco Control

Immediate need to combat Big Tobacco’s use of social media channels to circumvent marketing bans and recruit young smokers
World Lung Foundation
added Jun 14, 2013 09:42
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Smoking Alcohol Tops Butt Chugging As Most Ridiculous New Bro Trend (VIDEO)

The trend is already being dismantled by party poopers doctors, who tell Fox 5 in the video above that it's extremely dangerous. Inhaled alcohol vapor goes to the blood and brain too quickly -- speeding up the alcohol poisoning process -- and booze is, n
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 30, 2013 13:28
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