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More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

Public perception about these battery-operated devices is changing, even though studies investigating their health effects have had mixed results, the researchers said. "It's a good thing that information about e-cigarettes' possible adverse health effe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30
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Evidence for harm reduction in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that ECs use may aid smokers with COPD reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent, which results in marked improvements in annual exacerbation rate as well as subjective and objective COPD outcomes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:42
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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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Lung-in-the-lab reveals no DNA damage on exposure to e-cig vapor

E-cigarette vapour does not damage DNA, even at doses 28 times that of equivalent smoke exposure. Scientists at British American Tobacco used lab-based cellular tests to examine the impact of cigarette smoke and Vype e-cigarette vapour on human lung cel
Science Magazine
added Dec 16, 2016 16:17
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[Missouri] November is COPD Awareness Month (part1)

This is the first in a two-part series on how Mercy Carthage diagnoses and treats COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). .. The leading cause of COPD is smoking.
Carthage (MO) Press
added Nov 7, 2016 22:04
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[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
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[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
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[Canada] GOLDSTEIN: Rates of women with COPD skyrockets as more women take up smoking / Many female smokers say they were encouraged by ads in the ’60s and ’70s that marketed smoking as a symbol of equality.

Each day in my practice at West Park Healthcare Centre, I am reminded of how COPD...is affecting women in increasing numbers. In the last 15 years the number of women who are now suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has skyrocketed.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Did study conclude e-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease?

Your Dec 9 report titled ‘E-cigarette flavours lead to lung disease, Harvard study finds’ is biased... To be truly independent news provider, Malaysiakini must not be too eager to jump on the anti-vaping bashing bandwagon. To be balanced in reporting, cr
Malaysiakini (my)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:29
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Healthier diets linked with lower risk of COPD in both smokers and nonsmokers

. Individuals with the healthiest overall diets according to the Alternate Health Eating Index 2010 (AHEI-2010) had the lowest risk of newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 1. Specifically, greater consumption of whole grains, pol
2 Minute Medicine
added Feb 7, 2015 19:45
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