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[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:04
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Lung Transplant Hazard May Rise With Obese Recipients, Smoking Donors

Major risk factors for serious illness and death after a lung transplant include a donor who smoked and a recipient who is obese, according to a new study. Researchers reviewed the cases of nearly 1,300 people who received lung transplants at 10 U.S. lun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 16, 2013 13:44
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Donor Smoking, Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Injury After Lung Transplantation

"Even though donor smoking is tied to higher death rates and incidence of Grade 3 PGD, this doesn't mean we should prohibit smokers from donating lungs," said lead study author Joshua Diamond, MD, MSCE, instructor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary
ADVANCE Newsmagazines/Merion Publications, Inc.
added Mar 12, 2013 13:47
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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
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 10, 2013 12:20
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The Effect of a Smoking Ban on Hospitalization Rates for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions in Prince Edward Island, Canada

This study provides some of the first evidence of improved health outcomes with the 2003 introduction of smoke-free law in PEI. The smoke-free law introduced on June 1, 2003 was associated with significant reductions in mean monthly AMI admissions and in
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 9, 2013 20:53
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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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