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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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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Affirms $634,201 Engle Progeny Judgment ($$)

affirmed a final judgement in an Engle progeny action after finding that a trial court did not err in reducing the final judgment in the suit in which a man claimed that he developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Patrick O. Griffin v. Phil
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 19, 2018 19:29
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What Did Barbara Bush Die Of? Here’s What You Need to Know About COPD

About 15.7 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD, and half of people with low lung function are thought to have COPD but not know it, according to the CDC, which means that the true number of Americans living with COPD may be much higher.
Health Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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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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Florida Appeals Panel Affirms $11 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

affirmed an $11 million verdict for a woman who claimed that she was addicted to cigarettes made by a tobacco company and that her addiction was the cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Elaine Jordan, No. 1D
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:59
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[Asia, China] Pulmonary disease a big health threat

China has nearly 100 million people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, placing the respiratory condition among the country's biggest public health challenges...more than 40 percent of smokers over 60 have COPD.
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:04
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[Florida] RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Re
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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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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