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Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, Tindle et al. (9) present findings relating lifetime smoking history to the risk of lung cancer, with an emphasis on exploring the relative risk reduction for incident lung cancer in former vs current smokers. The authors evaluated a total
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:57
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RICHARD M. VILLARREAL, Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., ET AL., Respondents: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit BRIEF IN OPPOSITION

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is modeled after Title VII, except that it substitutes age for the other protected categories. Like Title VII, the ADEA prohibits both disparate- treatment and disparate-impact forms of discrimination
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:33
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Distorted view amongst smokers of when deadly damage caused by smoking will occur

surveyed 162 smokers and non-smokers on their understanding of the onset of negative health conditions associated with smoking. Participants were asked to estimate the timings of when smoking-related conditions might develop in a person who starts smoking
ScienceDaily
added Jan 18, 2018 19:39
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R.J. Reynolds Opposes Petitioner Seeking High Court Review Of ADEA Ruling

to review a split en banc 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a job applicant who claims that he was unsuccessful in attaining employment due to the employer’s refusal to hire individuals based on age may sue for disparate treatment but not dis
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 19:21
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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Texas A&M researchers: Nicotine could protect aging brain

found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have something to do with its power to suppre
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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Ability to quit smoking differs by race

In a study of nearly 3,000 smokers, researchers at the schools of public health at U-M and the University of Texas found that blacks and Latinos are more likely to quit successfully after 20 years than whites.The quit rate was about 20 percent and 50 per
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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Demographic ageing and the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality: the example of Germany

We sought to quantify the evolution of smoking-attributable mortality (SAM) in Germany and explore the impact of demographic ageing....Especially in men, actual SAM hardly declined despite a sharp drop in age-standardised SAM, indicating that decreases w
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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Big Tobacco Age-Bias Case Heads to Full 11th Circuit

The 11th Circuit agreed to rehear en banc claims that tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds rejected a middle-aged man's sales rep application six times in favor of younger applicants.
Courthouse News
added Feb 13, 2016 22:09
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[Asia, Nepal, New York] This 112-year-old woman smokes 30 cigarettes a day

A Nepalese woman has defied science by living to the ripe old age of 112 — despite her 30-cigarette-a-day habit.... Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist, which she then holds to her mouth
New York Post
added Jan 26, 2016 22:32
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