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What do you believe is the most significant clinical issue in COPD today and why is the issue important to clinicians?

That's the question MedPage Today asked R. William Vandivier, MD, professor of medicine and director of the COPD Center at the University of Colorado Denver.
MedPage Today
added Nov 21, 2014 17:31
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[UK] Study finds cigarette smokers in Australia now support plain packaging

Despite Australian smokers being against it before implementation, survey data suggests overall support for the tobacco control policy after its introduction there
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:51
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Global survey of more than 10,000 adults highlights misperceptions about lung cancer, a disease that kills 1.59 million people annually-

"Any One Any Lung" survey shows nearly six in 10 adults are unaware that lung cancer is responsible for most cancer-related deaths worldwide...smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, approximately 10 to 15 percent of people with the disease have never s
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:23
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[UK] Family time and Facebook friends beat drink and drugs for today’s teenagers ($$)

Young teenagers from the “Facebook generation” are more likely to shun risky behaviour such as smoking, taking drugs or drinking alcohol, a study has found. They are also spending more time at home than they did a decade ago, linking up with friends using
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:03
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[Massachusetts] POLL: Would you support a ban on the sale of tobacco products?

No. Prohibiting tobacco sales will hurt consumer freedom and may cost people their jobs. 54.15% (2,024 votes) Yes. Restricting tobacco sales will benefit public health. 35.5% (1,327 votes)
PBS
added Nov 16, 2014 22:52
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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SURVEY: What kind of age limitation is appropriate for lung cancer screening?

63.9% Should not be limited 16.2% 74 is okay 13% Should be higher 7% Medicare shouldn't pay for screening
MedPage Today
added Nov 15, 2014 08:38
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SIEGEL: New CDC Study Reveals that Youth Smoking has Declined Despite Tripling of Electronic Cigarette Use Among High Schoolers

Given the absence of evidence that e-cigarette use is a gateway to smoking and the lack of any documentation that kids are starting out with e-cigarettes and then progressing to cigarette smoking, it seems that the CDC should correct its earlier statement
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 14, 2014 18:25
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[Minnesota] MN stats show astounding decline in teen smoking. E-cigs may be one reason.

Gil Ross. “There are simply none so blind as those who just will not see, and that characterizes many of the so-called public health ‘experts’... as e-cig use, even experimentation, goes up, the rate of addiction to deadly, toxic cigarettes goes down. The
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:25
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Michigan has second highest number nationally of would-be non smokers

Michigan ranks second place among states with the highest number of smokers who have attempted to quit smoking, and falls just above the middle among among the 51 states for having an environment favorable to avoiding lung cancer, according to a national
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Nov 13, 2014 21:13
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