Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,188 headlines found
The United States had the second-highest death rate from the most common form of heart disease, the kind that causes heart attacks, and the second-highest death rate from lung disease, a legacy of high smoking rates in past decades.
Jan 10, 2013 New York Times
added Jan 10, 2013 08:31
* How Eliminating the Global Illicit Cigarette Trade Would Increase Tax Revenue and Save Lives If the global illicit trade were eliminated, governments would gain at least $31 billion, and from 2030 onwards would save over 160,000 lives a year. more...
Jan 6, 2013 World Lung Foundation
added Jan 6, 2013 13:09
A recent study conducted in Tanzania and Denmark found that cigarette smoking caused false negative and indeterminate interferon gamma release assay results for tuberculosis testing.
Dec 28, 2012 Vaccine News
added Dec 29, 2012 12:59
Added together, Alabama represents a toxic combination of anti-tobacco tax laws, few bans on smoking in public places, high rates of smoking and high incidences of COPD. (And that says nothing about the state’s high rate of cancer.) Alabama is its own w
Dec 27, 2012 Anniston (AL) Star
added Dec 28, 2012 05:17
A GRANDMOTHER who owes her life to a double-lung transplant wants to urge people to stop smoking. Anne Slevin had smoked for more than 30 years — from the age of 14 until she quit seven years ago when she was diagnosed with emphysema.
Dec 26, 2012 This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:05
Smoking Bans Linked To Lower Hospitalizations For Heart Attacks And Lung Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries
We investigated the association between smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants, and bars passed throughout the United States during 1991–2008 and hospital admissions . .. Risk-adjusted hospital admission rates for acute myocardial infarction fell
Dec 16, 2012 Health Affairs (ca)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:23
Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
Dec 16, 2012 UPI
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
Cigarette smoking is blamed for a high 7 per cent per cent rate of chronic bronchitis in Vietnamese men. The disease, also known as emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), often causes shortness of breath and leads to a high rate of st
Dec 12, 2012 Vietnam Net
added Dec 12, 2012 13:22
DOCTORS have warned of an alarming increase in smoking-related diseases among young people in Bahrain. They say children as young as 10 years have picked up the habit which results in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) at an early age.
Dec 8, 2012 Gulf Daily News (bh)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:09
This statistic was imparted by Dr Nadeem Rizvi, of the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre’s Department of Chest Medicine while addressing a seminar titled, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):causes and remedies”, at a local hotel under the j
Dec 1, 2012 The News (pk)
added Nov 30, 2012 21:42