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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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Hookah Responsible for Over Half of Tobacco Smoke Inhaled by Young Smokers

accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S., a newUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine analysis discovered. Toxicant exposures – such as tar, carbon monoxide and nicotine –
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added May 18, 2018 15:29
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[Pennsylvania] Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes...she developed symptoms bad enough to send her to the emergency room...Soon, the young woman experienced what is commonly known as respiratory failur
CNN
added May 18, 2018 15:11
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Implementing Parental Tobacco Dependence Treatment Within Bronchiolitis QI Collaboratives

Tobacco dependence treatment of parents and/or caregivers can be integrated into bronchiolitis QI by using relatively low-resource strategies. Using a more intensive QI intervention did not alter the rates of screening or intervention for caregivers who s
Pediatrics
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[New York] Suffolk County Turns Turquoise in Honor of National Women's Lung Health Week

visit Lung.org/cvs for easy ways to help their communities become tobacco-free and access discounts on quit smoking resources.In addition, CVS Pharmacy will donate $1 for every pack of Extra Gum that is purchased, up to $100,000 to the American Lung Assoc
LongIsland.com (NY)
added May 8, 2018 16:37
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AUDIO: Smoking and Death; Vessels for CABG: It's PodMed Double T!

Rick: I looked at that, in particular. All of them are additive, but it appears the one that makes the most difference happens to be smoking...makes the biggest difference.... as few as one to four cigarettes per day decreases the life expectancy in men
MedPage Today
added May 8, 2018 16:32
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Heroes Share Their Stories to Inspire Action During National Women's Lung Health Week (May 6-12)

This May, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative – nationally presented by CVS Health® – is highlighting the many faces of lung cancer. By sharing stories of LUNG FORCE Heroes – lung cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones – LUNG FO
PR Newswire
added May 8, 2018 15:24
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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Correlation between secondhand marijuana and tobacco smoke exposure and children ED visits

Children exposed to the combination of marijuana and tobacco smoke have increased emergency department (ED) visitation and otitis media episodes compared to children with no smoke exposure, according to a new survey being presented during the Pediatric A
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 6, 2018 17:52
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