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The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

A comprehensive smoking ban in PEI reduced the overall mean number of acute myocardial infarction admissions and the trend of angina hospital admissions.
Elites TV
added Mar 9, 2013 20:51
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[Pennsylvania] Donor Smoking and Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Lung Injury After Lung Transplantation

Penn Medicine Study Uncovers Novel Risk Factors that will Help to Improve Lung Transplant Risk Assessment
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Mar 7, 2013 14:53
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[UK] VIDEO: Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the 5 major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced today.
Department of Health (uk)
added Mar 5, 2013 10:11
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[UK] Quit smoking now.. and you can still enjoy some good life

Richard Briers loved a 'laugh and a joke' ... 'The ciggies got me. If you do it [quit] in your 30s, you're OK, but after 30 it gets you.' He was right in many ways, but he probably enjoyed a far better final decade because he DID stop smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 21:58
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LARSON: The Use of Smokers' Lungs in Organ Transplants

Yes, there may be a drastic shortage of organs, but does it mean that any organ is suddenly a safe organ?
NYULocal (blog)
added Feb 23, 2013 20:32
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[Ireland] Lower Lung Function in Infancy Linked to Wheeze in Adulthood

Smoking also played key role in respiratory trouble for young adults, study found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 22, 2013 13:52
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[Arizona] Neonatal Lung Function and Later Respiratory ConsequencesNeonatal Lung Function and Respiratory Consequences

The title relates to the observation that early reductions in lung function have a long-lasting effect on respiratory health and lung function later in life.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:28
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New Lung Screen Criteria May Be More Sensitive

* Using different selection criteria for lung cancer screening may detect more disease than the currently recommended criteria. * Point out that the model used incorporated factors such as level of education, family history of lung cancer, and COPD stat
MedPage Today
added Feb 21, 2013 11:06
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Reduced Lung Function in Infancy Associated With Wheezing Later in Life

"Unexpectedly, we observed that a reduced vmaxFRC at age 1 month was associated with increased risk for wheeze only in young adults who were also current smokers," the authors wrote. "These results suggest that reduced early airway function and later exp
P\S\L Group (ca)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:11
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Johns Hopkins Lung Researchers Create New Air Sacs in Mouse Model of Emphysema Using a Novel Growth Factor

The scientists say their experiments may lead to the first successful treatments to regrow the air sacs in people who suffer from diseases such as emphysema in which the air sacs have been destroyed by years of smoking. The work may also suggest new thera
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Feb 18, 2013 06:11
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