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Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
UPI
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15
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[Vietnam] Smoking gets blame for high bronchitis rate

Cigarette smoking is blamed for a high 7 per cent per cent rate of chronic bronchitis in Vietnamese men. The disease, also known as emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), often causes shortness of breath and leads to a high rate of st
Vietnam Net
added Dec 12, 2012 13:22
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[Bahrain] Smoking alert for young

DOCTORS have warned of an alarming increase in smoking-related diseases among young people in Bahrain. They say children as young as 10 years have picked up the habit which results in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) at an early age.
Gulf Daily News (bh)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:09
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'Smoking kills 100000 in Pakistan annually'

This statistic was imparted by Dr Nadeem Rizvi, of the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre’s Department of Chest Medicine while addressing a seminar titled, “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD):causes and remedies”, at a local hotel under the j
The News (pk)
added Nov 30, 2012 21:42
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Donohue: Secondhand smoke contributes to asthma and emphysema

I have never smoked, but I have been exposed to a lot of secondhand smoke. I have been diagnosed with asthma and emphysema. I would appreciate knowing the treatment for this,
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Nov 28, 2012 14:16
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[Malaysia] Free Inspection For Those Who Want To Quit Smoking

A lung inspection booth for smokers is expected to be a crowd puller at the Women's Health Carnival on level three, Putra World Trade Centre here starting today. Wanita Umno Welfare Secretariat chairman Datuk Hasnah Salam said the setting up of the boot
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 28, 2012 04:10
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[Canada] Doin' it right: put that cigarette down

Hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good with video
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 25, 2012 11:48
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[Pakistan] Behavioural support programme to make TB patients quit smoking receives BUPA Foundation prize

The BUPA Foundation has awarded a high commendation prize for research led by the University of York into effective ways of helping tuberculosis patients in Pakistan to give up smoking.
News-Medical.net
added Nov 24, 2012 19:06
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[UK-Northern Ireland] 39% of lung donations from smokers

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed. In a written reply, Lord Howe said that between April 2009 and 2012, 39% of lung transplants were from donors "wi
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 23, 2012 18:20
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[Pakistan] Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of chronic lung diseases

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease) in Pakistan, said experts in a programme organized to commemorate world chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at Dow University of Health Science. Speakers includin
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 23, 2012 15:00
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