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[Florida] POOSHS v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: ORDER OVERRULING PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTIONS TO CERTAIN TESTIMONY OF DEFENDANTS' EXPERT DR. CHIRIEAC

Thus, plaintiff has been on notice since at least the time of the initial pretrial conference in November 2012 that defendants planned on presenting testimony by Dr. Chirieac based on both his original and his supplemental report.1 Nevertheless, plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2016 22:25
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Many cancer survivors face increased risk of heart disease

Cancer survivors were also slightly more prone to... a history of smoking (33 percent versus 21 percent).
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2016 21:16
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Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations. Smoking bans were tied to a decrease in health problems and deaths - especially tho
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2016 21:00
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Texas Gets Failing Grade for Lack of Tobacco-Control Laws, Programs

"Texas did fail in all four categories," she said. "The one thing I want to point out about Texas is, it does not have a comprehensive statewide law. So, Texas is one of 22 states that has yet to fully protect citizens from secondhand smoke."
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:39
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Utah Gets Mixed Grades on Tobacco-Control Programs

Lung Association says Utah does a good job of protecting its citizens from secondhand smoke, but rates poorly in other areas of tobacco control. In a recent report, Utah received an "F" in both smoking prevention and programs to help smokers quit, and a
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:38
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Wisconsin failed in tobacco prevention funding, according to report State received A for smoke-free air

Wisconsin received the worst rating for funding and accessibility to programs which help tobacco users quit, according to the State of Tobacco Control 2016 report. Currently Wisconsin’s prevention and cessation program funding amounts to only 13.2 perce
Badger Herald
added Feb 5, 2016 20:37
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Think Like a Doctor: Drowning on Dry Land Solved

Eosinophilic pneumonia is an unusual disorder and is usually caused by exposure to certain drugs or toxins or radiation therapy. The most common trigger is cigarette smoke, and the illness may occur in those who recently started or restarted smoking. Mor
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 5, 2016 19:13
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[UK] Birmingham Shisha bars contain ‘higher levels of pollution than Beijing’, claims new study

The report, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, is said to be the first of its kind in the UK and examined the air quality levels in 12 shisha bars across the city.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:22
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Litvinenko, Polonium-210: tobacco products are toxic and should be “recalled”.

Below, public health researcher Kathryn Barnsley discusses why a complete recall of tobacco products, far from being a laughable prospect, is well overdue... We should support the tobacco free generation proposal that would phase out the sale of tobacco
Croakey (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Minnesota] Feasibility of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems in Surgical Patients.

Smoking in the perioperative period increases patients' risk for surgical complications and healing difficulties...These pilot data suggest that ENDS use is feasible and well-accepted in surgical patients, and worthy of exploration as a harm reduction str
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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