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[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

Morris’s position was that Vila’s laryngeal cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus, not by smoking cigarettes, but if smoking cigarettes did cause Vila’s cancer, then it was not caused by smoking cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 13, 2016 23:04
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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E-cigarettes 'raise the risk of infection by damaging hundreds of genes in the immune system'

Smoking e-cigarettes increases the risk of infection because it damages hundreds of genes in the immune system, new research warns. The devices alter hundreds of genes that control immune cells in the upper respiratory tract - the throat, mouth, nose and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:43
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Acute Inhalational Lung Injury Related to the Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS)

This case illustrates an acute inhalational lung injury occuring in a patient using ENDS. The temporal relationship between his use of ENDS and development of respiratory illness is compatible with acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Chest
added Oct 21, 2015 12:06
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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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The alarming link between e-cigarettes and SUPERBUGS: Devices 'damage the immune system and leave users more prone to infection'

E-cigarette vapor is toxic to human airway cells, a new study found / Vaping reduces immune responses - leaving people at risk of superbugs / Scientists reveal vaping can also kill lung cells and cause inflammation
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 19:45
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[California] Philip Morris, RJR Face Woman's Lung Cancer Claims At Trial ($$)

entered its second week in California federal court Monday as a director from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute described how cigarette ad campaigns misled the public about the dangers of smoking. K. Michael Cummings, who directs Roswell's Department of
Law360
added Jan 26, 2016 14:57
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[Canada] Day 209: The icing vs. the cake

Dr. Barsky's testimony ... He accepted as a "ball park figure" that 90% of lung cancers were caused by smoking. He comfortably volunteered that he had never doubted the the link between smoking and lung cancer, and that he was aware that the companies ha
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:42
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Nanoparticles in polluted air, smoke & nanotechnology products have serious impact on health

exposure to nanoparticles can have a serious impact on health, linking it to rheumatoid arthritis and the development of other serious autoimmune diseases. The findings that have been recently published in the international journal Nanomedicine have healt
ScienceDaily
added Jun 11, 2012 19:00
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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