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[North Dakota] A deadly, preventable disease caused by smoking

Again, the greatest risk of developing COPD is long-term cigarette smoking. Pipe smokers, cigar smokers and individuals exposed to a large amount of second-hand smoke also are at risk. So please don’t start or try smoking, and stop if you currently smoke
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2012 22:12
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Lung Association Research Builds a Healthier Future

The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program released its Research Awards Nationwide 2012-2013 report that highlights research supported by the Lung Association through its Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Pr
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 20:00
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New Patient Resource Released for COPD Awareness Month

If you were asked, "What is the third leading cause of death in America?" Would you know that the answer is COPD? If not, you're not alone. That's why the American Lung Association is doing what it can this November - COPD Awareness Month - to raise awar
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 19:59
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[Malaysia] MDR-TB, tobacco control, Lung diseases to be in focus at 2012 global meet

More than 3,000 lung health experts and advocates from countries around the world will come together at the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in the fight against lung
Media for Freedom
added Nov 7, 2012 22:12
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[UK] Heart disease deaths halved by healthier lifestyles

The number of deaths from heart disease, strokes and other circulatory diseases is falling in England and Wales as medical advances and healthier lifestyles take effect. Mortality rates in these areas are down by nearly half in a decade, the Office for N
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:07
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory DiseasesClinical Perspective: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Circulation
added Nov 7, 2012 10:47
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COPD Deaths Highest in Rural, Poor Areas: CDC

Large urban areas had lowest mortality rate from the respiratory disorder
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:43
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New Data Analysis Reveals 1.1 Million Californians Diagnosed With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As we enter COPD Awareness Month starting November 1, new data shows an estimated 1.1 million Californians, with nearly 200,000 in Los Angeles County, have been diagnosed with COPD, according to the first research of its kind by the UCLA Center for Health
PR Newswire
added Nov 1, 2012 19:16
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Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Diseases: A Meta-Analysis

Conclusions—Smoke-free legislation was associated with a lower risk of smoking-related cardiac, cerebrovascular, and respiratory diseases, with more comprehensive laws associated with greater changes in risk.
Circulation
added Nov 1, 2012 14:30
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[Europe] Women die of smoking too

The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
EuroNews
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
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