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[Sweden] Why do smokers diagnosed with COPD not quit smoking? - a qualitative study

To achieve a successful lasting smoking cessation it might be more effective to first ensure that the smoker has the right internal motivation to make the decision to quit, then assist with smoking cessation.
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:27

Secondhand Smoke: All It Takes Is 20 Minutes

Exposure in confined spaces affects breathing quickly, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2012 17:35

JERVEY: Irony Alert: Tobacco Apologist Steve Milloy's EPA Human Testing Scare Campaign

Oh, the irony. A guy who built his career -- and fortune -- by muddying the science on the health effects of smoking is now accusing the E.P.A. of harming lungs and causing heart problems. Steve Milloy, the former Big Tobacco flack who now runs the tras
added Oct 24, 2012 17:45

Tobacco Smoking Clinical Trials

Your search returned 28 studies. (Get alerts for new studies): * Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) - Multiple Locations in the US * Smoking - Durham NC
added Oct 24, 2012 15:14

[UK] New research and advice on smoking

An official NHS body has suggested that, for seriously addicted smokers, inhaling less smoke is the first step to quitting, while separate research has found that just 20 minutes exposure to secondhand smoke can damage breathing.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:50

[Greece, UK] Just a few minutes of exposure to second-hand smoke is enough to stop you breathing properly

Airways narrow almost immediately, reducing the amount of oxygen the body takes in / Effects worst for children as their breathing is faster and lungs less developed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:11

Greek Study: Secondhand Smoke Danger in 20 Minutes

Heavy concentrations of secondhand smoke, such as those found in bars and cars, can lead to airway restriction for bystanders within 20 minutes of exposure, according to a Greek study presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of
Greek Reporter
added Oct 23, 2012 06:51

Secondhand Smoke Exposure For Just 20 Minutes Leads To Breathing Impairment, Study FInds

It only takes 20 minutes of secondhand smoke exposure before breathing is impaired, a new study shows. Researchers from the University of Athens, the Hellenic Cancer Society and the Harvard School of Public Health had 15 healthy study participants go in
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2012 06:47

[Italy] COPD Can't Be Treated Alone in Older Patients

* Explain that an Italian study of older patients with COPD and a heavy smoking history found a high incidence of one or more other comorbidities, especially cardiovascular conditions.
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2012 02:58

Secondhand smoke in cars, bars impairs breathing within 20 minutes

The study, presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, showed that after 20 minutes of exposure to highly concentrated secondhand smoke, participants experienced near immediate physiologic changes, including ai
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 22, 2012 06:29
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