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[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

Smoking Alcohol Tops Butt Chugging As Most Ridiculous New Bro Trend (VIDEO)

The trend is already being dismantled by party poopers doctors, who tell Fox 5 in the video above that it's extremely dangerous. Inhaled alcohol vapor goes to the blood and brain too quickly -- speeding up the alcohol poisoning process -- and booze is, n
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 30, 2013 13:28

[UK] Docs should help TB patients stop smoking

Doctors working with tuberculosis patients should also offer them support for smoking cessation, a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:07

[Pakistan] With suspected TB, behavioral support curbs smoking

Behavioral support with or without bupropion is effective at achieving smoking cessation in patients with suspected tuberculosis, according to a study published in the May 7 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (
added May 11, 2013 14:41

For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2013 14:40

FDA Approves Once-Daily COPD Drug

The FDA has given the green light to the novel, inhaled drug Breo Ellipta to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), making it the first once-daily, maintenance product for the condition. The drug, a fluticasone furoate/vilanterol combinatio
MedPage Today
added May 10, 2013 15:30

[New York] Comfortable Out of Their Own Skin / ‘Body Worlds: Pulse’ at Discovery Times Square

the blackened lungs of a heavy smoker look like they’ve been dragged along the floors of a coal mine. ... who is the most shocking? “The Smoker.” He demonically holds a cigarette. Half his body is an image of skeletal death, with his
New York Times
added May 10, 2013 09:55

Chronic cough as a neuropathic disorder

In this Personal View, we argue that chronic cough is a neuropathic disorder that arises from neural damage caused by a range of inflammatory, infective, and allergic factors. In support of this idea, we discuss evidence of successful treatment of chroni
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:34

Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory disease: existing treatments and future directions

existing smoking cessation counselling and drugs are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services available. Incorporation of such treatment into routine clinical practice is essential for provision of high-quality care to all patients, espe
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:29
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