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E-cigarettes Not Without Risk

These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. * Contrary to other recent reports, this handful of small studies suggest that e-cigarettes may be associated with adverse lung function immedia
MedPage Today
added Sep 10, 2013 13:45
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Characteristics and outcomes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in never smokers in Denmark: a prospective population study

Compared with current and former smokers, never smokers with COPD had different characteristics and milder disease, limited to the lungs. However, morbidity due to lung-related hospital admissions was nonetheless substantial in never smokers with COPD.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:25
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[Canada] EPP: Determining marijuana's 'safety'

perhaps marijuana -- if it ever is decriminalized -- should be treated the same as tobacco. That is... heavily taxed, regulated, its sale to minors restricted, and its use as a cigarette not permitted in public buildings, places of employment, government
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:01
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[UK] Lung diseases kill one in 10 Europeans, with greatest risk in Britain

A comprehensive study of mortality rates across the continent, carried out by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), concluded that respiratory diseases cost nearly a million lives and 400 billion euros every year. Conditions including lung cancer, chr
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:08
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43
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Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19
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Indoor Incense Triggers Lung Cell Inflammation, Study Shows

The inflammatory response in the lung cells exposed to the incense was similar to that seen in lung cells exposed to cigarette smoke, according to the study in the August issue of the journal Science of the Total Environment.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 6, 2013 14:44
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Taking Her Breath Away / The rise of COPD in women (PDF)

changing gender roles and aggressive targeted cigarette advertising contributed to a dramatic increase in smoking rates among women. Sadly, those old TV ads that declared to women “you’ve got your own cigarette now,” have resulted in a steep rise in COPD
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:55
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American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half ... Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:49
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Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48
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