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Coal company loses 4th Circuit challenge to black-lung benefits award

a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also rejected Westmoreland Coal Co.’s claim that Herskel Stallard...suffered from a smoking-related condition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rather than black-lung disease.
Reuters
added Dec 3, 2017 19:31
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[UK] Jeremy Clarkson ignores doctor's orders to give up drink despite quitting 40-a-day smoking habit... three months after six-day hospital stay for pneumonia

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

Dr. Mario Perez... is conducting a study that seeks to determine differences in how smoking and vaping impact airways. He said inflamed airways is one of the negative effects from smoking conventional cigarettes, so he is trying to determine if vaping ha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39
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COPD facts from the COPD Foundation

COPD affects an estimated 30 million individuals in the U.S., and more than half of them exhibit symptoms but have not been diagnosed. Early screening can identify COPD before major loss of lung function occurs.
CBS News.com
added Nov 26, 2017 23:26
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Recent updates on electronic cigarette aerosol and inhaled nicotine effects on periodontal and pulmonary tissues

This mini-review summarizes the recent perspectives on e-cigarettes including inhaled nicotine effects on several pathophysiological events, such as oxidative stress, DNA damage, innate host response, inflammation, cellular senescence, profibrogenic and d
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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Electronic cigarette vapor alters the lateral structure but not tensiometric properties of calf lung surfactant [FREE FULL TEXT]

While both e-cigarette vapor and conventional cigarette smoke affect surfactant lateral structure, only cigarette smoke disrupts surfactant interfacial properties. The surfactant inhibitory compound in conventional cigarettes is tar, which is a product o
Respiratory Research
added Nov 21, 2017 13:52
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Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking

E-cigarette vapor does not change the ability of surfactant to reduce the surface tension, but does affect its microstructure. While e-cigarettes are significantly less disruptive to surfactant compared to conventional cigarettes, the observed lack of ch
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Smoking, pollution among main causes of lung diseases’

This was stated by experts at a seminar ‘Breathe in the Knowledge’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The event was arranged in connection with World COPD Day. Speaking on the occasion, experts said that in Pakistan, the prevale
Daily Times (pk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Europe] A cough never killed anyone? Chronic lung diseases rank as second largest killer

Stricter rules on smoking, reimbursed anti-smoking programmes and smoke-free public places are among the ways to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from being a public health crisis, says Mikaela Odemyr.
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Europe] EU’s approach to COPD remains focused on tobacco control

Despite alarming figures, the European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemente
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
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