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Experimental animal models for COPD: a methodological review [FREE FULL TEXT]

The present review provides various methods used for induction of animal models of COPD, different animals used (mainly mice, guinea pigs and rats) and measured parameters. The information provided in this review is valuable for choosing appropriate anim
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
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R.J. Reynolds Settles Engle Progeny Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

settled with a tobacco company before the jury was scheduled to hear closing arguments in a suit where the plaintiff claimed the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her mother that led to her illness and death (Linda Bean v. R.J. Reynolds Toba
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 15, 2017 17:22
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered To Pay $35 Million

Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing...appeals court has ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award...overturned a lower-court decision that would have reduced the payment because of a finding that former smoker Richard Boatright wa
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 12, 2017 19:59
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Depression, anxiety and panic disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: correlations with tobacco use, disease severity and quality of life

In conclusion, the results of this study indicate that anxiety, depression and panic attacks were constant characteristics among COPD patients- regardless of their current tobacco use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:08
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Tribute Film about Leonard Nimoy Shown at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health

will take place in Austin, Texas. Forums will be held on such subjects as how to steer kids away from tobacco use, E-cigarette public education... 1st Class Medical is one of the largest distributors of portable oxygen concentrators world wide. They offer
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:48
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John W. Walsh, Who Fought for Cure for Lung Disease, Dies at 68

“John has given us who have C.O.P.D. and those who support us daily — doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, researchers, patients, foundation staff, our industry partners, our own families and friends — the gift of hope,” she said. “Hope that one day
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2017 20:59
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[Sweden] EDITORIAL: Could a healthy diet attenuate COPD risk in smokers?

The authors reported a significant interaction between smoking and dietary intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables on the risk of COPD, and showed that the beneficial dietary associations were restricted to ex-smokers and current smokers. These r
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:44
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[Sweden] Eating fruits and vegetables may help curb lung disease

For current and former smokers, eating more fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a Swedish study suggests. Among more than 40,000 men, the current smokers who averaged five or more servings
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 18:42
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor - R&D AT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2017 18:39
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CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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