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[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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Respirology
added Nov 5, 2014 10:42
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Menthol cigarettes no safer than regular tobacco – and maybe riskier

Smokers who reported using menthol cigarettes had more trips to the emergency room and more hospitalizations or treatment for severe worsening of their lung disease compared to people smoking regular tobacco, the study found.
Reuters
added Nov 5, 2014 10:40
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[Canada, UK] 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 / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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A Writer Whose Pen Never Rests, Even Facing Death

Clive James has just published a book of writing on poetry...Once a three-fisted drinker and smoker, Mr. James, 75, was found to have leukemia in 2010, with the added complications of emphysema and kidney failure.
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2014 19:33
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