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CINDY ADAMS Novel idea for ‘Motel’ film

Stephen Dorff, whose movie “The Motel Life” opens Friday, is the actor who, diagnosed with emphysema, creates those electronic cigarettes ads. ... “Listen, I used to smell like an ashtray, I started at 18. Two packs a day. I’m trying to cut down on smokin
New York Post
added Nov 9, 2013 15:37
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Stephen Dorff still smoking despite emphysema diagnosis

The Blade actor, who stars in advertisements for electronic cigarette company Blu-Cigs, was recently diagnosed with the potentially deadly lung disease, but he is struggling to quit puffing tobacco even though it can aggravate the condition.
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 9, 2013 15:27
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A call for urgent regulation of e-cigarettes

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) issued a position statement at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Paris, warning about the potential health impact of e-cigarettes (ECs) and electronic nicotine deli
Media for Freedom
added Nov 5, 2013 15:49
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[UK] Lucy Briers: 'Emphysema robbed my father of his laughter'

Richard Briers's daughter talks about her father's illness and the anguish it caused her family ... Richard Briers became a household name playing Tom in The Good Life, the BBC sitcom that extolled a healthy lifestyle. Yet in reality the actor was a hea
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 4, 2013 20:12
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[France] Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes [ECs] or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [ENDS] (PDF)

 The safety of Electronic cigarettes (ECs) or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has not been scientifically demonstrated;  Adverse health effects for third parties exposed (second-hand exposure) cannot be excluded because the use of electron
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:41
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[Washington] Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infants whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for hospitalization and death due to both respiratory and nonrespiratory infections, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2013 02:09
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Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant

Nathan worked for 11 years in a casino that allowed smoking, and the exposure to secondhand smoke permanently damaged his lungs and led to his untimely death. His health problems inspired him to take action to help protect not only his fellow Oglala Siou
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 26, 2013 03:43
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[Arizona] Jim Nelson: Living with chronic lung disease

I was deeply disappointed to see the front-page article in the Star regarding the popularity of hookah smoking ... A lung transplant like mine is the only cure for COPD. That’s the good news. On the other hand, I will live the rest of my days with a seve
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 24, 2013 09:31
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Laboratory Equipment Mom's Smoking May Impair Infant Immunity

Maternal smoking is associated with both respiratory and non-respiratory infections in infants, resulting in increased risk for hospitalization and death, according to an abstract to be presented Sunday, Oct. 27, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AA
Laboratory Equipment
added Oct 21, 2013 19:36
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Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

found that smoking raised the risk of complications such as pneumonia and other infections by about 30 percent. "Anecdotally, we know that many patients don't take the opportunity to quit or join a smoking cessation program before surgery," study lead au
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2013 15:00
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