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[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung Wins $1.1M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, in Trial Against Philip Morris

A Cuban immigrant who lost a lung and suffers from emphysema won a $1.1 million verdict, plus possible punitive damages... Martin v. Philip Morris... jury in Dade County needed just two-and-a-half hours to find Philip Morris liable for hooking Martin to c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 18, 2017 01:27
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Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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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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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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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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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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ARCHIVE: Susan Cheever on the Real Bill W.

the AA founder's complicated life ...Bill Wilson was no saint. He smoked like a chimney and acted like a pig...1971 nurse's logs...show an unhappy man struggling for breath—he was dying of emphysema
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Apr 1, 2017 18:43
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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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