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[UK] E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe

suggests vaping over time may lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a disabling condition commonly associated with smoking tobacco. Lead author Professor David Thickett, an expert in respiratory medicine at Birmingham, said: ‘There’s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 02:29
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[UK] Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes damages immune cells, preventing them fro
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:33
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[UK] Vaping can cause SERIOUS lung damage and should be treated with caution, scientists warn

The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells. A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of al
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 01:31
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Pro-inflammatory effects of e-cigarette vapour condensate on human alveolar macrophages

Vaping may increase the cytotoxic effects of e-cigarette liquid (ECL). We compared the effect of unvaped ECL to e-cigarette vapour condensate (ECVC) on alveolar macrophage (AM) function....ECVC is significantly more toxic to AMs than non-vaped ECL. Excess
British Medical Journal
added Aug 15, 2018 01:27
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Respiratory Symptoms and ED Use in Non-Smoking Teens with Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure

more likely to experience shortness of breath, difficulty exercising or wheeze after exercise, or even a dry cough at night. Increased duration of exposure, especially in the home, was associated with worse symptoms. The teens exposed to secondhand smoke
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Aug 9, 2018 16:39
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E-cigarettes and Lung Health

On May 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it was extending its authority to include e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. Starting in August 2016, FDA began to apply and enforce key provisions of the Family Smoking Prevention an
American Lung Association
added Aug 8, 2018 01:17
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Adolescent Tobacco Smoke Exposure, Respiratory Symptoms, and Emergency Department Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

Different TSE measures uniquely increased the risk of TSE-related symptoms, but any TSE increased the risk of having a higher number of ED and/or UC visits. The providers at these high-volume settings should offer interventions to adolescents who are expo
Pediatrics
added Aug 7, 2018 18:10
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Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

they found more than one-third of teens were around others who smoked for at least one hour a day for the past seven days...more likely to report shortness of breath, difficulty exercising compared with peers, wheezing during or after exercise, a dry coug
ABC News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:05
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[UK] Jeremy Clarkson, 58, celebrates his one-year anniversary of quitting smoking... and insists he 'doesn't miss' the 43-year habit

The Grand Tour host, who smoked nearly 630,000 cigarettes in his life, kicked the habit last summer after a bout of near-fatal pneumonia kept him from cigarettes while he was in the hospital. The 58-year-old celebrated the milestone on Friday by tweetin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 15:19
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[Louisiana] Woman with stage 4 lung cancer said she had no symptoms after smoking for 39 years

Setliff said, "A lot of times they call it the silent killer because you don't know and had she not had that stent put in, we probably wouldn't have known, but there were signs we missed. She stayed nauseated and dizzy but we thought it was from other th
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:16
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