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2013 MONOGRAPH / Highlights from FAMRI Funded Research (PDF)

highlights of its historical funding and newly funded projects through its grants’ program. The historic funding highlights the impact funded studies have had on scientific discoveries which hold promise for early diagnosis and cure for diseases caused
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI)
added May 17, 2014 09:08

The Legacy Lung Screening and Smoking Cessation Project

If you are a current smoker over the age of 50, you may be eligible for this study. What happens when someone enrolls? People who participate in this study will receive a free non-invasive low-dose CT scan of the chest. In addition, a brief interview wi
International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP)
added Jul 31, 2013 19:35

Stale Secondhand Smoke Impairs Lung Function

Family Practice News
added May 15, 2012 10:35

[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
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19

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

LETTER: PATTY YOUNG: Secondhand smoke exposure needs more research

I know for a fact that the flight attendants who flew their trips in the tobacco smoke era have the highest incidence of breast cancer as a group in the U.S. What a tragic red flag this is for what tobacco smoke does, and no one is asking these women any
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Dec 27, 2013 22:06

McMILLEN: A vaccine to stop lung cancer? It’s made from tobacco taxes and legislation

Evidence compiled over many years shows that a combination of hard-hitting media prevention campaigns, strict laws and higher taxes can reduce the numbers of teens who start smoking and nudge adults smokers toward quitting.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:54

Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Severity of Influenza in Hospitalized Children

Children with SHS exposure who are hospitalized with influenza have more severe illness. Efforts are needed to immunize this population against influenza, and eliminate children's exposure to SHS.
Science Direct
added Oct 12, 2012 08:18

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.
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35

Stale Secondhand Smoke Impairs Endothelial Function

Family Practice News
added May 16, 2012 12:34
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