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[Arkansas] Veterans fought for freedom; struggle with lung health

Due to the increased risk for veterans, Dr. David Mannino, Pulmonologist and Medical Expert at GSK, recommends they make it a point to talk to their doctor when they are having trouble with their breathing. What is COPD? COPD is a chronic lung disease br
Henderson State University Oracle
added Nov 15, 2017 01:57
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[Asia, India] Clearing the air about COPD

Ahead of World COPD Day on 15 November, we demystify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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Tumor necrosis factor-like weak inducer of apoptosis regulates quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-type alteration in a rat model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The current study used cigarette smoke to establish a COPD model in rats...However, it is unclear whether smoking has an influence on the expression of TWEAK, as a prerequisite for the downstream effects of TWEAK on quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-typ
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:14
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Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

When the population of interest is narrowed to patients with risk factors (aged ≥40 years with a smoking history of more than 20 pack-years...the evidence shows that screening spirometry identifies previously undiagnosed cases.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 8, 2017 16:28
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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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[UK] Devastated Corrie stars continue filming as fans pay tribute to actress Liz Dawn - who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years - after she dies aged 77 following long battle with emphysema

In recent years she had been battling the debilitating lung condition emphysema after years of smoking and left Corrie in 2008.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 01:08
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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 ‘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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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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