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[USA] Prison tobacco control policies and deaths from smoking in United States prisons: population based retrospective analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that smoking bans have health benefits for people in prison, despite the limits they impose on individual autonomy and the risks of relapse after release.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 6, 2014 07:51
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Surprise: Marijuana Deposits More Tar Into Lungs than Tobacco

THC has been approved by the FDA as a drug, but what most people do not know is that smoking this drug can actually be more harmful than tobacco. According to the American Lung Association, “…when equal amounts of marijuana and tobacco are smoked, mariju
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:45
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E Cigarette Registry Launched by Bernstein Liebhard LLP to Track Adverse Events Potentially Associated with Electronic Cigarettes

The Firm invites visitors to ecigregistry.com to report serious health issues they suspect were caused by exposure to E Cigarettes, including hospitalizations for: * Nicotine poisoning * Pneumonia * Heart attack * Stroke * Atrial fibrillation * Cong
PR Newswire
added Aug 5, 2014 16:32
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Patented Micronutrient Formulation Tested with NASA and Department of Defense, Licensed to E-Cigarette Industry

Palm Beach Vapors is announcing today that is has entered into an alliance with The Lung Shield Group, an exclusive license holder for Premier MicroNutrient Corporation (PMC)....will contain a micronutrient complex shown in studies to have a protective ef
Business Wire
added Aug 5, 2014 13:09
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Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke

Coughing up heaping globs of mucous isn’t even the half of it. Neither is losing all sense of stamina, or coming home to a stale-smelling house with yellowed walls and furniture. No, the biggest consequences of smoking are, by and large, ones you will ne
Medical Daily
added Aug 1, 2014 15:04
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[Australia] Actor Stuart Wagstaff in hospital with pulmonary fibrosis

ACTING legend Stuart Wagstaff — who became the face of Benson and Hedges cigarettes on TV for decades — is in a Sydney hospital with a lung disease. Wagstaff, 89, is in Castlecrag Private Hospital with pulmonary fibrosis.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:20
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[Spain] Neumólogos: el caso de neumonía por cigarrillo electrónico no será el último [Pulmonologists: The case of pneumonia electronic cigarette will not be the last]

Doctors at the University Hospital of A Coruña (Chuac) have diagnosed the second case in the world and first in Spain in lipoid pneumonia caused by the consumption of these devices, which demonstrates "a possible link between the two," as said Jimenez, t
LaVanguardia.com (es)
added Jul 31, 2014 09:17
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Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC

Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The yearly financial toll of COPD (which includes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2014 16:39
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E-cigarettes and vaping 'may cause lung cancer like normal cigarettes'

research by Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, suggests the way particles are broken down in e-cigarettes may irritate lung tissue and cause disease. Particles in tobacco-based cigarettes have a median size of 0.3 to 0.5 microns, but in e-ciga
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:53
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Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ≥18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Costs attributable to COPD and its sequelae are substantial and are projected to increase through 2020. Evidence-based interventions that prevent tobacco use and reduce clinical complications of COPD may result in potential decreased COPD-attributable co
Chest
added Jul 25, 2014 10:20
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