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Cigarettes are responsible for about 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases... More than 12 million Americans have COPD, the ALA says. An additional 12 million may suffer from the condition without knowing it, according to estimates based on lung function studies
Feb 28, 2015 Yahoo!
added Feb 28, 2015 10:51
The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Feb 27, 2015 Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49
Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
Feb 28, 2015 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
Feb 28, 2015 The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
continued to tweet on a fairly regular basis about the dangers of smoking and congratulated those who told him they had kicked the habit.
Feb 27, 2015 Los Angeles Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:43
"I smoked a lot of cigarettes. And all that ever came from it was to send some tobacco grower's kid through college and what I got was a pair of beat up lungs," he told Boston University students. "Respect your body."
Feb 27, 2015 USA Today
added Feb 28, 2015 10:33
“The big advertising campaign for Camels was, ‘More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,’” Nimoy told Morgan, adding that they were billed as being good for one’s lungs.... I could smoke in the shower. I could smoke anyplace. It was part of my
Feb 10, 2014 Raw Story
added Feb 28, 2015 10:29
On a regular basis, Leonard supported people trying to quit cigarette smoking with inspirational tweets, such as these ones: Stopping smoking? I ‘m so proud of the quitters . LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) October 3, 2014 If you’re not smoking, c
Feb 27, 2015 Hollywood Life (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:26
“One of the devastating things about COPD is once you put the process in motion, it continues even when people stop smoking. It’s exceedingly frustrating not only to lung doctors, but to patients,” Edelman told TODAY. “It seems that the body just wants
Feb 27, 2015 Today Show (NBC)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:24
Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco
A few days later, he rang the alarm again. "Smokers, please understand. If you quit after you're diagnosed with lung damage it's too late. Grandpa says learn my lesson. Quit now," he tweeted, adding, "I'm doing OK. Just can't walk distances. Love my life
Feb 27, 2015 IBTimes (uk)
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