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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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[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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