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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

People regularly exposed to secondhand smoke may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2012 05:23
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Study Links Smoking to Increased AllCause Mortality in Older Patients

An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published in the June 11 issue of Arc
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Jun 19, 2012 05:01
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Study links smoking to increased all-cause mortality in older patients

An analysis of available medical literature suggests smoking was linked to increased mortality in older patients and that smoking cessation was associated with reduced mortality at an older age, according to a report published in the June 11 issue of Arc
EurekAlert
added Jun 13, 2012 19:22
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[California] Even the oldest smokers can live longer if they quit, study says

according to the study published Monday in Archives of Internal Medicine. Three experts from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg combed through 17 studies from the U.S., China, Australia, Japan, England, Spain and France that followed between
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 12, 2012 10:49
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Quitting Smoking Even in Old Age Prolongs Life: Study

Review of data in older people affirms the dangers of the habit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 12, 2012 10:45
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[Germany] Never too late to quit smoking, researchers say

Ex-smokers live longer than those who haven't kicked the habit, no matter what age group you look at, according to a new report. "This fact calls for effective smoking cessation programs that are likely to have major preventive effects even for smokers a
Reuters
added Jun 11, 2012 19:01
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds, Others Socked With Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday was hit with a collective action from a Georgia man who says the company — helped by CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc. — purposely avoided hiring older job applicants for regional sales positions.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2012 17:34
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[California] Smoking In Long-Term Care Facilities Debated

Mirie Levy, a health sciences professor at Cal State Sacramento who spoke at yesterday's hearing on AB 217,  had a catchier way to put it: "Smoking is optional,"
California Healthline
added Jun 8, 2012 06:30
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[Japan] Chemotherapy and radiation given together could help elderly patients with lung cancer live longer

new research published Online First in The Lancet Oncology shows that giving a daily low-dose of the chemotherapy drug carboplatin at the same time as radiotherapy significantly prolongs survival in elderly patients compared with radiotherapy alone.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 1, 2012 03:23
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[Hong Kong] Tuberculosis increases the risk of lung cancer mortality in the elderly

Tuberculosis independently predicts death from lung cancer in the elderly, according to a new study from researchers in Hong Kong.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 22, 2012 13:28
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