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The FAMRI-IELCAP Collaborative Network to study Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure

If you are over the age of 40, have never smoked ... and you have had significant exposure to secondhand smoke, you may be eligible for this study. What happens when someone enrolls? People who participate in the study will receive a free non-invasive l
International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP)
added Jul 31, 2013 19:39
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Smokers top list of those with new lungs

Half the patients in Hong Kong who have had a lung transplant to save their lives could have avoided the operation if they had not been a smoker, a doctor said yesterday. The head of the city's lung-transplant programme, Dr Wong Chi-fong, said he was di
South China Morning Post
added Jul 30, 2013 04:57
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

likely associated with increased smoking initiation by youth and young adults. Further, the data indicate that menthol in cigarettes is likely associated with greater addiction. Menthol smokers show greater signs of nicotine dependence and are less lik
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 23, 2013 12:13
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Dennis Farina, Detective in Life and TV, Dies at 69

His publicist, Lori De Waal ... said he had recently had a blood clot in his lung. ... “My personality was formed by Chicago,“ he told Cigar Aficionado magazine in 1999.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2013 04:43
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Smoking Isn'T Only Cause Of Emphysema

#Smoking is the greatest cause of COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, but not the only cause. In past days, workers in mines inhaling the dust were subject to emphysema, as were people who worked in cotton mills. Those who made a living in grain-proc
Payson (AZ) Roundup
added Jul 17, 2013 15:53
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sc
Florence (AL) Courier Journal
added Jul 16, 2013 18:05
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Stardust Memories / ‘My Lunches With Orson’ and ‘Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations’

The lion and lioness in winter are poignant. ... The green-eyed woman who dazzled in Technicolor in “The Barefoot Contessa” was drinking, smoking, coughing and listening to old Sinatra-Tommy Dorsey recordings that Sinatra sent her after her strokes.
New York Times
added Jul 15, 2013 11:58
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking themselves skinny: More women are smoking now than ever before

Dr. Elizabeth Azubike works at WellSpan's Lung, Sleep and Critical Care office in York Township and said there is a misconception that fewer women are smoking because they know it's bad for their health. In reality, Azubike said, an increasing number of
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jul 14, 2013 11:50
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HARTMANN: Lack of ambition for tobacco-free Europe is 'alarming'

If policy-makers continue to sit on their hands, the chronic lung and airways disease COPD will become the world's third biggest killer by 2030. Instead the EU should introduce robust tobacco controls, says campaign group
PublicServiceEurope.com (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:09
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