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Missouri Candidate Picks Up Where She Left Off After Rival’s Suicide

A week before Mr. Schweich, 54, took his own life, a dormant political action committee named Citizens for Fairness, which had been used the previous year in an unsuccessful effort to fight a smoking ban in St. Joseph, Mo., re-emerged with a radio commer
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 08:53
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

I learnt a big lesson very quickly: sunlight makes a very strong antiseptic for malodorous health policy. And there is no sunlight stronger than getting an issue major media attention. I soon discovered that there were remarkably few analytical historie
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Verdicts Dominated 2014

Six of the nation's largest verdicts last year came from Florida juries to smokers...Rice said. "Now what you've got to prove individually, by each individual class member, is: Were they addicted, and if they were addicted, whose product was it, and what
National Law Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 07:35
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Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34
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[UK] Incense sticks and vaping cause false alarms for fire service

And at 9:30pm crews were called to a hotel on Minster Yard, where they found that vapours from an e-cigarette had triggered the alert.
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:18
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[UK-Wales] GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigarette use is associated with increased susceptibility to smoking among 10-11 year-olds in the UK

Moore and colleagues recently published “E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales,” a carefully done survey of 1500... This paper, together with the earlier work, emphasizes the importance of stopping marketing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:24
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli still refuses to explain ‘charity’ visit to Bahamas

where he spent a weekend two days after his former canvasser Silvio Zammit was interviewed by the EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf. Mr Dalli was made to resign from his appointment as EU Health Commissioner after the Olaf report found “unambiguous circumstant
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 29, 2015 15:52
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TOC: JNCI'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today Richard Doll and Richard Peto / Clinical and Biological Features Associated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancers / Ep
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:13
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EDITORIAL: JNCI is 75 Years Old! [FREE FULL TEXT]

the Journal has undergone a remarkable evolution that parallels the evolution of cancer research. The focus through the 1960s was primarily on carcinogenesis and basic laboratory and pathologic research. As the field matured, the Journal began to publish
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:36
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75th anniversary commentary: JNCI and Cancer Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

JNCI...with its broad coverage of bench research, epidemiologic studies, and clinical trials, has a long history of publishing practice-changing studies in cancer prevention and public health. These include studies of tobacco cessation,
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:34
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