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[UK] 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. Furthermore, the respirator
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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GLANTZ: First evidence linking e-cigs to COPD in the population

At the American Thoracic Society meeting in May 2018, Mario Perez and colleagues presented an analysis of the NIDA/FDA PATH study and found a strong link between e-cigarette use and COPD. They compared having been told they were diagnosed with COPD (
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:54
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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RJR Cleared in $5M+ Suit Over Florida Smoker's COPD

rejected John Damiano’s claim that nicotine addiction legally caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Damiano, 75, who allegedly had his first cigarette at 7 and was a pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 13, smoked up to three packs a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 30, 2018 16:11
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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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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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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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Psychological Functioning in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Preliminary Study of Relations with Smoking Status and Disease Impact

demonstrate associations of three psychological factors – anxiety sensitivity, distress intolerance, and anhedonia – with smoking status, COPD symptom impact, and negative reaction to symptoms. Cognitive-behavioral interventions targeted to these psycholo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:42
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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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