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More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

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
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30
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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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[Pakistan] ONE person dies every FIVE seconds from smoking, reveals scientist

A total of three million people have died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung disorder caused by smoking, according to the most recent statistics from 2016. This accounted for six per cent of global deaths.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Florida] Smoker's Estate Asks Fla. Court To Reverse RJR Win ($$)

arguing she had no indication that she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease before the 1990 cutoff for membership in the Engle class. David Sales, who argued on behalf of the estate of Totsie Fleming, said the jury erroneously concluded Fleming shou
Law360
added Jun 5, 2018 23:31
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Innovative risk score tool effectively predicts future risk of hospitalization for COPD patients

Symptoms can be exacerbated, or worsened, by airborne irritants like secondhand smoke... researchers found the majority of patients who experienced COPD exacerbations were in the LIVE risk-score model's two highest risk groups. Conversely, patients in the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 21, 2018 23:42
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Partners Collaborate on Program to Help African-Americans Quit Smoking

The American Lung Association is launching a joint effort with the National Urban League and the CVS Health Foundation aimed at reducing the smoking rate among African-Americans. The collaboration will provide free access to the American Lung Associatio
COPD News Today
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35
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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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