Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with FAMRI 62 headlines found

3 Views

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
10 Views

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
5 Views

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
7 Views

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
12 Views

Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
0 Views

Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34
8 Views

E-cigarette use in air transit: self-reported data from US flight attendants

Flight attendants commonly witnessed e-cigarette use during flights and gave conflicting reports about what was allowed by airlines, which indicates inadequate communication of policies to passengers and crew. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration (
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2014 10:45
6 Views

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
111 Views

Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation (PDF)

On April 22, 2014, the parties filed an amended proposed consent order and accompanying submission in the district court seeking entry of a revised agreement on the implementation details of the corrective communications remedy.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 15, 2014 10:16
12 Views

[Florida] Fla. High Court DQs Attys In Medical Institute Fight ($$)

Supreme Court said Thursday that attorneys representing a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies should have been disqualified in the flight attendants' suit against a medical research instit
Law360
added Apr 2, 2014 11:08
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines