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[Europe, Poland] Polish pollution akin to smoking 4,000 cigarettes a year

When Poles learned last week that levels of PM2.5 and PM10 dust are routinely several times above the safe limits, they naturally became worried. Even more so after they realised that air quality alarm levels in Poland are set to much higher levels than
EurActiv
added Jan 30, 2017 23:32
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Woman's Fatal Respiratory Disease, as Trial Against Tobacco Giant Begins

over what caused a Florida woman to smoke for six decades and continue smoking even as she needed supplemental oxygen for her respiratory disease, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over its role in the woman’s death. Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds, 11-26-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:22
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[India] Effects of bidi smoking on all-cause mortality and cardiorespiratory outcomes in men from south Asia: an observational community-based substudy of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (PURE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation Bidi smoking is associated with severe baseline respiratory impairment, all-cause mortality, and cardiorespiratory outcomes. Stricter controls and regulation of bidis are needed to reduce the tobacco-related disease burden in south Asia.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:21
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[Jordan] Argileh smokers prone to symptoms of ‘distressed respiratory system’ — study

Regular argileh smoking is associated with a reporting of substantially more respiratory symptoms in young adults, according to a new study conducted by the King Hussein Cancer Center’s (KHCC) Cancer Control Office.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:14
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Revealed: George Michael battled secret lung problems ever since suffering a serious bout of pneumonia in 2011

A source has now said his lungs never fully recovered from that serious bout of pneumonia. ...The source added: 'George made no secret about how much he smoked. Smoking can seriously affect the lungs and dramatically increases the risk of infection.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:58
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E-cigarettes May Harm Teens' Lung Health

and colleagues report an association between e-cigarette use and persistent cough, bronchitis and congestion or phlegm in the Southern California Children’s Health Study. “E-cigarettes are known to deliver chemicals toxic to the lungs, including
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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Vaping robots measure e-cig vapor delivered to lung cells in the lab

Murphy, Head of Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco. 'When there is a partial response or no response at all, this can be interpreted as e-cigarette vapour having a reduced biological impact compared to cigarette smoke. But what if it just me
EurekAlert
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Pulmonary disease: COPD kills one person every 10 seconds

President Pakistan Chest Society, Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Pulmonology Department head Dr Ashraf Jamal said breathlessness is the most frequently reported symptom of COPD in Pakistan. Almost 90% of the people which die from COPD belong to underdevelope
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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Non-smoker women have high prevalence of breathing trouble, cough

in International Journal of Chronic Diseases, researchers suggest that women who have never smoked are susceptible to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and that African American women are particularly vulnerable. Chronic obstructive pulmonary d
ANI (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:40
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Never-smoking women have high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A new study published by University of Toronto researchers suggests that women who have never smoked are susceptible to [COPD]..."women are more likely to have been exposed to second-hand smoke from spouses who smoke."
EurekAlert
added Dec 9, 2016 21:49
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