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Lung volumes identify an at-risk group in persons with prolonged secondhand tobacco smoke exposure but without [FREE FULL TEXT]

The forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and their ratio (FEV1/FVC) commonly define airflow obstruction... In those at risk for obstruction due to SHS exposure but with preserved spirometry, higher RV/TLC identifies a su
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 00:24
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[Florida] Miami attorney, Coral Gable attorney suspended over conflicts of interests in long-running tobacco litigation

an April 11 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged conflicts of interest involving current and former clients in a long-running tobacco case... The 30-day suspensions of Miami attorney Philip Maurice Gerson and Coral Gables attorney Steven Kent Hunter w
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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2 prominent lawyers ensnared by Florida's 'hot potato doctrine' are suspended for conflicts

The court said in the 2014 case that a lawyer who faces a conflict between two current clients can’t avoid current-client conflict rules by dropping one client “like a hot potato.” Before that decision, lawyers who dropped current clients because of conf
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added May 3, 2018 16:44
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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke may be vastly underestimated by parents

Four out of 10 children in the US are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the American Heart Association. A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that parents who smoke mistakenly rely on their own physical senses to gauge the presence of tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

On Oct. 10, In 1997, tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill.
UPI
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study. Before U.S. airlines banned smoking outright in 1996, flight attendants were repeated
MedPage Today
added May 23, 2017 13:50
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

Flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study.
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2017 23:58
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Trends In Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults

Although smokers are most likely to use these products, almost a third of current users are nonsmokers, undermining potential public health benefits cigarette smokers possibly switching to electronic cigarettes.
Mississippi Tobacco Data (University of Southern Mississippi)
added May 21, 2015 21:34
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