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New Documentary ‘Clears the Air’ About COPD

tobacco smoke is a key factor among the 15 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with COPD....Lisenby never smoked, but her doctors believe she developed her respiratory ailment from secondhand smoke. Her mother and father were both sm
Gears Of Biz
added Sep 26, 2017 14:57
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[Florida] 11th Circuit affirms statute of limitations ruling in tobacco case

affirmed a 2015 jury finding that a lawsuit accusing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulently concealing information about the harmful risks of smoking was barred by the statute of limitations. Circuit Judges Gerald Bard Tjoflat and Robin Rosenbaum of th
Reuters
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
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New Documentary Film Shines Light on Physical and Emotional Impact of COPD

For the many people living with COPD, their care incorporates a treatment plan, which could include smoking cessation, healthy eating, pulmonary rehabilitation, and daily medicines, such as STIOLTO® RESPIMAT® (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalatio
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2017 19:37
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Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

Because most people with COPD are smokers or former smokers, he said, most also have cardiovascular disease. "And that cardiovascular disease is usually reason enough to prescribe the statin," he added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2017 21:09
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Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Until now, nothing has been shown to slow the progression of early COPD -- other than smoking cessation, said Dr. Louis DePalo, a lung disease specialist who wasn't involved in the study. "Quitting smoking is the one thing that's tried and true," said D
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 8, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Ethnic differences in smoking intensity and COPD risk: an observational study in primary care [FREE FULL TEXT]

1,000,388 adults were included. Smoking prevalence and intensity were significantly higher in the white British/Irish groups than other ethnic groups. Higher smoking intensity was associated with higher chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk. Chronic
Scientific Reports
added Sep 4, 2017 12:03
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Mechanistic Evaluation of the Impact of Smoking and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on the Nasal Epithelium

we describe the transcriptomics findings from the nasal epithelia of subjects enrolled in a clinical study focusing on the identification of COPD biomarkers....nasal and lower airway immune responses were considerably different in COPD subjects and cautio
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:06
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[UK] Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn, 77, suffers fresh health scare as she is forced to miss grandson's Italian wedding for major surgery

Dawn faces a major operation next week, as her incurable lung disease continues to plague her.... Liz's condition developed from her lifelong smoking habit - she began aged just 14 and smoked 24-a-day until her diagnosis.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:26
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Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

"Other studies suggest possible explanations for the higher COPD burden women in the U.S. have," said Goel, "including the growing number of women who smoke, the increased severity of symptoms they may experience and longer life expectancy."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2017 23:00
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NHLBI Unveils COPD National Action Plan

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has released the COPD National Action Plan, which calls for multidisciplinary, national guidelines for the treatment and management of the disease. The plan, described as a "patient-centered roadmap" for ad
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2017 16:54
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