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Flavorings in Electronic Cigarettes: An Unrecognized Respiratory Health Hazard? FREE ONLINE FIRST

Flavorings are a largely unrecognized potential hazard of ENDS, which are designed to create an ultrafine aerosol that penetrates deeply into the lungs...there is no jurisdiction to regulate the composition of e-liquids, no regulatory program to assess th
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 11, 2014 05:53

[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56

[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53

[Florida] VIDEOS: Taylor v. R.J. Reynolds

In this Engle progeny suit, plaintiff is suing defendant tobacco manufacturer and claims that it concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering her addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately led to her smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:51

[Florida] Jury Awards Nearly $4.5 Million Plus Potential Punitives in Engle Progeny Suit Against RJR

Jurors awarded Helen Taylor more than $4 million in damages after finding that her history of smoking R.J. Reynolds cigarettes was fueled by a nicotine addiction that caused her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and peripheral vascular disease. Helen
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 7, 2014 16:50
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. encourage COPD education among Hispanics during COPD Awareness Month Clinicians asked to provide Spanish-language COPD materials to their patients

committed to raising awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among the Hispanic community. Earlier this year, the Tome Un Respiro Spanish-language COPD awareness campaign was launched to specifically target education among U.S. Hispa
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:40

VIDEO: The Taste Of Menthol Cigarettes Is Not Worth The Lung Complication Risk Compared To Regular Tobacco

A recent study published in the journal Respirology has revealed that although better tasting than regular cigarettes, menthol cigarettes carry a higher risk of developing lung disease and being hospitalized as a result of complications.
Medical Daily
added Nov 6, 2014 17:46

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53

Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2014 10:32

Menthol cigarette smoking in the COPDGene cohort: Relationship with COPD, comorbidities and CT metrics

These results confirm that menthol cigarettes are not safer than traditional cigarettes and suggest that menthol cigarette smokers may have more frequent severe exacerbations than non-menthol cigarette smokers.
added Nov 5, 2014 10:42
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