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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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[Asia, France] Smoke, smoke everywhere, not a puff to breathe

Bam, Technical Advisor on Tobacco Control at The Union, passionately stated to Citizen News Service (CNS) that tobacco smoking is major contributor indoor air pollution and that we cannot create a healthy indoor environment unless we ban smoking. He reite
Asian Tribune
added Nov 11, 2013 18:37
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CINDY ADAMS Novel idea for ‘Motel’ film

Stephen Dorff, whose movie “The Motel Life” opens Friday, is the actor who, diagnosed with emphysema, creates those electronic cigarettes ads. ... “Listen, I used to smell like an ashtray, I started at 18. Two packs a day. I’m trying to cut down on smokin
New York Post
added Nov 9, 2013 15:37
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Stephen Dorff still smoking despite emphysema diagnosis

The Blade actor, who stars in advertisements for electronic cigarette company Blu-Cigs, was recently diagnosed with the potentially deadly lung disease, but he is struggling to quit puffing tobacco even though it can aggravate the condition.
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 9, 2013 15:27
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A call for urgent regulation of e-cigarettes

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) issued a position statement at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Paris, warning about the potential health impact of e-cigarettes (ECs) and electronic nicotine deli
Media for Freedom
added Nov 5, 2013 15:49
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[UK] Lucy Briers: 'Emphysema robbed my father of his laughter'

Richard Briers's daughter talks about her father's illness and the anguish it caused her family ... Richard Briers became a household name playing Tom in The Good Life, the BBC sitcom that extolled a healthy lifestyle. Yet in reality the actor was a hea
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 4, 2013 20:12
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[France] Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes [ECs] or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [ENDS] (PDF)

 The safety of Electronic cigarettes (ECs) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has not been scientifically demonstrated;  Adverse health effects for third parties exposed (second-hand exposure) cannot be excluded because the use of electron
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:41
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[Washington] Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for hospitalization and death due to both respiratory and nonrespiratory infections, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:09
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Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant

Nathan worked for 11 years in a casino that allowed smoking, and the exposure to secondhand smoke permanently damaged his lungs and led to his untimely death. His health problems inspired him to take action to help protect not only his fellow Oglala Siou
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 26, 2013 03:43
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