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Fewer Hospitalizations for C.O.P.D. Patients

The primary factor keeping people with C.O.P.D. out of hospitals is more effective treatment. “We have better medications now,” Dr. Sharma said, listing a host of examples like long-acting bronchodilators, inhaled steroids and combination drugs introduce
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 28, 2013 17:29

[Georgia] LETTER: Stop the smoke

I lost 25 percent of my lung capacity from secondhand smoke exposure working in bars and restaurants while I was in college. Many college students work in these ... I urge city leaders to make our city’s bars smoke-free to give everyone a chance at havi
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 23, 2013 11:38

Ex-Smokers Live Longer After Surgery

* Smokers who quit a year or more prior to major surgery reduce their risk of life-threatening postop complications. * Note that risks of 30-day postoperative arterial and respiratory events were still elevated in past smokers, though less so compared
MedPage Today
added Jun 21, 2013 06:32

Cytotoxicity evaluation of electronic cigarette vapor extract on cultured mammalian fibroblasts (ClearStream-LIFE): comparison with tobacco cigarette smoke extract

Conclusions: This study indicates that EC vapor is significantly less cytotoxic compared tobacco CS. These results should be validated by clinical studies.
Informa (uk)
added Jun 14, 2013 20:21

Survey Reveals Shortage of Social Media Resources and Skills in Global Tobacco Control

Immediate need to combat Big Tobacco’s use of social media channels to circumvent marketing bans and recruit young smokers
World Lung Foundation
added Jun 14, 2013 09:42

Secondhand Smoke Causes Longer Hospitalization in Infants with Respiratory Infections

Smoke exposure puts infants with family history of allergies at higher risk for severe infection
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Jun 6, 2013 09:51

Smoke exposure puts infants with respiratory infections at risk for longer hospital stays

found that infants with a family history of allergic disease with lower respiratory tract infections, who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at risk for longer hospital stays.
added Jun 5, 2013 17:24

[UK] Research reveals dangers of second-hand smoke

More than 800 children visit their doctor every day due to the effects of being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to research published by the Royal College of Physicians in the UK.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 5, 2013 00:11

[UK] Passive smoking forces 800 children a day to see a doctor

An alarming number of parents are still risking their children’s lives by smoking in front of them at home or in the car, Britain’s most senior doctor warns today. More than 300,000 under-16s a year see their doctor with illnesses related to second-hand
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:39

[UK] Parents Warned Of Smoking Damage To Children

Parents are warned to quit cigarettes as figures show doctors are seeing 800 children a day because of passive smoking.
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:34
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