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[UK] Pilots are keeping health problems secret from airlines because 'gaping hole in the system' means doctors aren't allowed to report them, says air safety expert

pilot friend of mine quit smoking with help from a drug prescribed by his GP. He mentioned it casually to the airline examiners a few months later, and they told him he shouldn't have been flying under the influence of that drug. He had no idea. If there
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:14
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[UK] Pilots are keeping health problems secret from airlines because 'gaping hole in the system' means doctors aren't allowed to report them, says air safety expert

“door is open for someone who has serious mental problems to hide it from the aviation examiner….’A pilot friend of mine quit smoking with help from a drug prescribed by his GP. 'He mentioned it casually to the airline examiners a few months later, and th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:14
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[UK] Incense sticks and vaping cause false alarms for fire service

And at 9:30pm crews were called to a hotel on Minster Yard, where they found that vapours from an e-cigarette had triggered the alert.
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:18
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[UK] Comedian Tracey Ullman's 85-year-old mother dies in house fire started by cigarette butt

Mrs Ullman has been left 'deeply saddened' after discovering Doreen Skinner died in the fire at her ground-floor retirement flat in Holtspur, Buckinghamshire, on Monday. The 85-year-old was discovered by firefighters around 11.20pm.
This is Money (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:59
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[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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Utah legislators force e-cigarettes to abide by new rules

Prompted by previously easy-to-open packaging and misrepresented or missing content labeling, Utah legislators have enacted H.B. 415, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ray (R) of Clearfield. The bill called for more stringent regulations on e-cigarette refills and
The Independent (St. George, UT)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:47
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[Massachusetts] Two Fatal Fires Within a Week Caused by Smoking Materials

For the second time within a week, a fire caused by the improper disposal of smoking materials has resulted in a fatality.
CapeCod.com (Hyannis, MA)
added Mar 28, 2015 11:21
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[Florida] Dr. Zorba Paster: E-cigarettes are toxic to kids -- and to our air

My biggest issue is the use of e-cigarettes by minors, particularly the number of high school-age kids who believe e-cigarettes are safe... Anything that is not pure air puts a person at risk. Claiming that e-cigarettes are safe is hogwash. With that, I
Florida Times-Union
added Mar 27, 2015 14:59
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