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[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

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.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
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Pretty much everyone in China smokes, is going to die from COPD

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
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:49
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[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
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2017 01:27
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Evidence for harm reduction in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

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.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:42
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[Missouri] November is COPD Awareness Month (part1)

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.
Carthage (MO) Press
added Nov 7, 2016 22:04
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[UK] Lung disease hitting women who smoked in their teens

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
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:54
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Smokers with low muscle mass may be likelier to die

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
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added May 23, 2017 12:44
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[Canada] GOLDSTEIN: Rates of women with COPD skyrockets as more women take up smoking / Many female smokers say they were encouraged by ads in the ’60s and ’70s that marketed smoking as a symbol of equality.

Each day in my practice at West Park Healthcare Centre, I am reminded of how COPD...is affecting women in increasing numbers. In the last 15 years the number of women who are now suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has skyrocketed.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:55
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[Asia, India] Clearing the air about COPD

Ahead of World COPD Day on 15 November, we demystify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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