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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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Session D22 - CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH IN SMOKING CESSATION AND E-CIGARETTES

Due to the fact that the data is cross-sectional, it is unknown whether E-cigs could contribute to COPD development, or if people who have COPD are more likely to use E-cigs (possibly as a harm reduction method).
Abstracts Online
added May 30, 2018 19:36
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[Colorado] Pot, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Equals More Kids in ER

Clouds of pot and cigarette smoke in a home make it more likely a young child will visit the emergency room or have an ear infection, researchers say. Secondhand smoke from marijuana and tobacco increases a kid's odds of going to the ER, according to pre
WebMD
added May 7, 2018 22:00
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‘Scary’ Lung Disease Now Afflicts More Women Than Men In U.S.

No one suspected it would make them more than equal to men in suffering a choking, life-shortening lung disease. “Everybody smoked. It was the cool thing to do,” said Cousins, who smoked her first cigarette 67 years ago at age 16. But one day, Cousins s
Kaiser Health News
added Apr 17, 2018 19:09
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COPD Is an Adult Killer, But Its Origins May Lie in Childhood

Kids with issues such as asthma or those exposed to secondhand smoke may be more susceptible to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) decades later -- especially if they grow up to become smokers, researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 6, 2018 14:13
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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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E-Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Risk for COPD

A study has shown an association between regular e-cigarette use and higher likelihood of having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This research was presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 18-23, 2018, in
PulmonaryAdvisor
added May 23, 2018 21:50
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COPD More Prevalent in Women and Affects Them Differently Than Men, Report Finds

most recently in the news for taking the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Last fall, researchers gathered for 2 days to discuss and explore research needs and opportunities related to the impact of female sex and gender on lung and sleep health mai
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2018 21:22
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Why More Women Than Men Are Now Getting COPD

Barbara Bush lived with COPD in her final years. Experts say cigarette smoking as well as diagnosis barriers have increased women’s COPD rates. Barbara Bush, who was a smoker when she was younger, suffered from COPD in her final years.
Healthline Networks
added Apr 24, 2018 02:35
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