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News Releases News Topics Media Advisories Study: Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack of cigarettes a day

By David J. Hill BUFFALO, N.Y. — Air pollution, especially ozone air pollution that’s increasing with climate change, accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to a new study led by the University of Washington, Columbia University and the University at Buffalo. While previous studies have shown a clear connection of air pollutants… Read More »

Man spots amputated leg on cigarettes

A 60-year-old who had his leg amputated after he was attacked was shocked when he saw an image of his leg on a cigarette packet, he claims. The Sun reports that the Albanian man made the discovery when his son bought a packet of rolling tobacco in Luxembourg last year. The picture of his amputation… Read More »

Vaping May Lead Teens to Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes

Last November, Real Health reported that e-cigarette use (aka vaping) among young people had increased from 1.5 million users to more than 3.6 million. Now, new findings published in JAMA Network Open suggests that teens who use these battery-powered devices are more susceptible to becoming traditional cigarette smokers, Reuters reports. Researchers used the Population Assessment… Read More »