Headlines Tagged with COPD — 1,826 headlines found
Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing...appeals court has ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award...overturned a lower-court decision that would have reduced the payment because of a finding that former smoker Richard Boatright wa
Apr 12, 2017 CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 12, 2017 19:59
Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Feb 19, 2017 Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
Public perception about these battery-operated devices is changing, even though studies investigating their health effects have had mixed results, the researchers said. "It's a good thing that information about e-cigarettes' possible adverse health effe
Jan 9, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30
Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
Jun 30, 2016 International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
Virginia Hughes has a long piece in September's issue of the scientific journal Nature, in which she examines the state of smoking and respiratory disease in China. Hughes quotes World Health Organisation estimates which suggest chronic obstructive pulmo
Oct 5, 2012 Shanghaiist (blog)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:49
[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung Wins $1.1M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, in Trial Against Philip Morris
A Cuban immigrant who lost a lung and suffers from emphysema won a $1.1 million verdict, plus possible punitive damages... Martin v. Philip Morris... jury in Dade County needed just two-and-a-half hours to find Philip Morris liable for hooking Martin to c
May 17, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2017 01:27
These findings suggest that ECs use may aid smokers with COPD reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent, which results in marked improvements in annual exacerbation rate as well as subjective and objective COPD outcomes.
Dec 16, 2016 BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:42
This is the first in a two-part series on how Mercy Carthage diagnoses and treats COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). .. The leading cause of COPD is smoking.
Nov 7, 2016 Carthage (MO) Press
added Nov 7, 2016 22:04
Young women who smoked excessively in their teens are developing chronic lung disease previously associated with old men. Some of the worst cases are professional women who started the habit at school but have now been diagnosed with chronic obstructive
Jul 1, 2013 London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:54
Regardless of whether the smokers have COPD or not, smokers who have less chest muscle may be likelier to die prematurely, suggests the study. Diaz and team examined computed tomography (CT) scans from almost 7,000 smokers, who were aged 60 years on ave
May 22, 2017 Medical News TODAY(UK)
added May 23, 2017 12:44