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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

* Note that this survey suggests an association between third-hand smoke (when parents smoke but not in the house) and an increased risk of respiratory complaints in children. * Be aware that there was no reported effect of second-hand smoke. This lack
MedPage Today
added Dec 13, 2013 16:35
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[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34
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Effects Of Secondhand Smoke On Fetus - Oneindia Boldsky

study in the medical journal Pediatrics, just being around other smokers can increase the risk of harming your unborn baby. There are studies that proves the effects of secondhand smoke on fetus where certain genetic mutations in babies are linked to toba
OneIndia.com (in)
added Dec 13, 2013 15:41
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[Australia] Artist Martin Sharp dies of long term illness

Sharp suffered from emphysema after years of heavy smoking. In an interview with Fairfax Media last year, his friends admitted concerns about whether he would even see his 70th birthday. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/art
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:10
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[Sweden] Distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with mild to moderate COPD is dependent on current smoking status and not airway obstruction

Current smoking status has a greater impact than airway obstruction on the distribution of T cell subsets in BAL of patients with mild to moderate COPD. This must be considered when the role of T cells in COPD is evaluated. Our results stress the importan
Chest
added Dec 2, 2013 14:42
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[UK] Support for people in East Lancashire with lung problems

A NEW network of support groups has been launched to help people suffering from lung conditions. East Lancashire has some of the highest smoking rates in the country, which is the most common cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and NHS chief
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:07
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[UK] This is what cigarettes do to you, warns anti-smoking campaigner hours before her death

It would have been natural for Maureen Hamilton to have chosen a glamorous picture as the one by which she could be remembered. ... She arranged for posters of her to be used to highlight the damage smoking can cause and wanted children to visit her so th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2013 23:21
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Taiwan warns of high incidence of disease linked to smoking

Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration called on smokers to put out their cigarettes Tuesday, citing data that links Taiwan's high incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with the prevalence of smoking among men and secondhand smoke inhalatio
Want China Times (tw)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Pneumonia risk for babies of smokers

Babies of smoking mothers are more likely to be born prematurely and have extremely low birth weight, and are more prone to pneumonia, than those of non-smoking mothers. That is the finding of a UCT lung health study.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 06:00
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