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Donor lungs from heavy smokers 'safe for transplantation'

patients transplanted with lungs from donors who smoked or were heavy smokers did not experience any severe negative outcomes following surgery, compared with patients transplanted with lungs from donors who did not smoke. The United Network for Organ Sh
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:08
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Hookah is not harmless, experts say

in the new review, published in Respiratory Medicine. "One-time use can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or other diseases, including but not limited to tuberculosis, herpes, respiratory illnesses including the flu, and long-term use can lead to heart d
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:17
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Hookah, is it really harmless?

It has been reported that like other forms smoking tobacco, their use can lead to addiction also is used for inhaling and other addictive substances. Has also been considered a risk factor for various isolated diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmo
Respiratory Medicine
added Feb 25, 2014 13:14
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[Russia] World Lung Foundation Urges Enforcement of Smokefree Environment at 2014 Winter Olympics

World Lung Foundation provided technical support for two informational campaigns to publicize the harms of tobacco and promote the smoke-free policy. Both have been running on television, radio, billboards, posters, in print and on public transportation
World Lung Foundation
added Feb 16, 2014 18:12
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reverses Judgment For RJR In Smoker's Suit ($$)

Third District Court of Appeal said the trial court should not have ruled that Everett Belanger's suit, filed in 2007, was barred by the statute of limitations, because the date at which he knew or should have known that his chronic obstructive pulmonary
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:11
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[Florida] North Miami man’s case against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds will continue

Everett Belanger successfully appealed a 2011 ruling from Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beatrice Butchko, who dismissed Belanger’s claim that cigarettes made him sick. In finding 2-1 on behalf of Belanger this week, the Third District Court of Appeal noted t
Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 12, 2014 19:57
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Star Trek Legend Leonard Nimoy reveals he has serious lung disease THIRTY YEARS after quitting smoking

Signing off his message with an abbreviation of Dr Spock’s ‘Live Long and Prosper’ catchphrase, he said: “I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP”
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:16
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[UK] Smokers' lungs used in half of transplants

Despite this, new research shows that those people given the lungs of smokers were just as likely to be alive up to three years after transplantation as those who had organs from non-smokers. In some cases, they had improved survival rates. "Donor lungs
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:07
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Eric Lawson Was the Fifth Marlboro Man to Die of Smoking-Related Illness

A former stuntman, Wayne McLaren was the first former Marlboro Man to make himself into a symbol of the dangers of smoking. For two years before his death of lung cancer at 51... A prolific cowboy actor, David McLean appeared in TV Westerns like Bonanza
People Magazine
added Feb 1, 2014 23:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Beyond statistics: the hidden face of smoking-related cancer

Many smokers say things like “oh well, I’m going to die anyway” ... Once resuscitated, little did I know I had years and years of pain, ongoing treatments and loss of normal function ahead of me! It’s devastating! My lower face and mouth has been cut and
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 29, 2014 03:50
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