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Star Trek Legend Leonard Nimoy reveals he has serious lung disease THIRTY YEARS after quitting smoking

Signing off his message with an abbreviation of Dr Spock’s ‘Live Long and Prosper’ catchphrase, he said: “I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP”
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:16
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[Russia] World Lung Foundation Urges Enforcement of Smokefree Environment at 2014 Winter Olympics

World Lung Foundation provided technical support for two informational campaigns to publicize the harms of tobacco and promote the smoke-free policy. Both have been running on television, radio, billboards, posters, in print and on public transportation
World Lung Foundation
added Feb 16, 2014 18:12
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[UK] Smokers' lungs used in half of transplants

Despite this, new research shows that those people given the lungs of smokers were just as likely to be alive up to three years after transplantation as those who had organs from non-smokers. In some cases, they had improved survival rates. "Donor lungs
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:07
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Eric Lawson Was the Fifth Marlboro Man to Die of Smoking-Related Illness

A former stuntman, Wayne McLaren was the first former Marlboro Man to make himself into a symbol of the dangers of smoking. For two years before his death of lung cancer at 51... A prolific cowboy actor, David McLean appeared in TV Westerns like Bonanza
People Magazine
added Feb 1, 2014 23:22
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Former Marlboro Man, 72, becomes FIFTH actor from iconic cigarette ads to die of lung disease

* Eric Lawson portrayed iconic cigarette-puffing cowboy from 1978 to 1981 * He appears to be the fifth actor or model who has died ... He later appeared in an anti-smoking commercial that parodied the Marlboro man, and an Entertainment Tonight segment t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:56
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Beyond statistics: the hidden face of smoking-related cancer

Many smokers say things like “oh well, I’m going to die anyway” ... Once resuscitated, little did I know I had years and years of pain, ongoing treatments and loss of normal function ahead of me! It’s devastating! My lower face and mouth has been cut and
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 29, 2014 03:50
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Abstract B16: The effect of e-cigarette exposure on airway epithelial cell gene expression and transformation.

These studies will determine the impact of ECIG exposure on lung carcinogenicity and provide needed scientific guidance to the FDA regarding the physiologic effects of ECIGs.
Clinical Cancer Research
added Apr 10, 2014 18:41
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Cigarette Smoke-Induced Disruption of Bronchial Epithelial Tight Junctions is Prevented by Transforming Growth Factor-Beta

Cigarette smoke exposure, the major risk factor for COPD, is suggested to impair tight junction integrity; however, detailed mechanisms thereof remain elusive. Here, we investigated whether cigarette smoke extract (CSE) and transforming growth factor (TGF
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
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Our lungs can smell cigarettes too: Study

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are found in the human airway - called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells or PNECs. "Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:31
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Smoking can disrupt your sleep

Rahman and colleagues found that tobacco smoke affects clock gene expression rhythms in the lung by producing parallel inflammation and depressed levels of brain locomotor activity.
Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:23
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