Headlines Tagged with COPD — 1,893 headlines found
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.
Apr 18, 2018 NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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
Apr 16, 2018 Kaiser Health News
added Apr 17, 2018 19:09
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
Apr 16, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:59
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.
Apr 12, 2018 China Daily (cn)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:04
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
Apr 12, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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.
Apr 6, 2018 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 6, 2018 14:13
RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD
needed about nine hours to conclude that while Vivian Gay was addicted to cigarettes, Reynolds' cigarettes did not cause her death from complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Mar 30, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:33
awarded $13.5 million to the widow of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that he was addicted to cigarettes that were made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Margaret Brown v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2017 3000
Mar 29, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Mar 30, 2018 02:26
found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit brought by a widower who claimed that his deceased wife died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Alvin Gay v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-CA-014649, Fla. 13th Jud. Cir., Hil
Mar 29, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2018 18:09
We, the Jury, return the following verdict: Was Arthur Brown addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and, if so, was such addiction a legal cause of his COPD/emphysema? YES/NO Was Arthur Brown a citizen or resident of Florida when his COPD/emphys
Mar 23, 2018 Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2018 04:37