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[Nebraska] Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:41
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective Nov. 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. Pointing to Kentucky’s high rankings in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear anno
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:40
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[North Carolina] Reynolds returns to heat-not-burn technology

Eclipse, came and went in a four-year period...On Monday, Reynolds’ management team gave analysts and investors not only a revival date for heat-not-burn - Feb. 1 in a test market in Wisconsin - but also a new name - Revo - that they hope can fulfill its
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 09:37
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Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34
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GRANDO: Connections of nicotine to cancer

This Opinion article discusses emerging evidence of direct contributions of nicotine to cancer onset and growth. The list of cancers reportedly connected to nicotine is expanding and presently includes small-cell and non-small-cell lung carcinomas, as we
Nature
added Nov 13, 2014 21:35
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Public Health Expert Rosie Henson to Join American Cancer Society

Henson led the HHS team that published and released the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's report: The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress. In May 2014, the team received the Secretary's Award for Meritorious Service for this significant a
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 20:59
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Most smokers with bladder cancer know tobacco was the cause

More than half of bladder cancers in the US are the result of smoking, and 90 per cent of smokers with the disease are aware of the connection, according to a new study. "Bladder cancer is actually the second most common smoking-related cancer, second o
Reuters
added Nov 12, 2014 18:15
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Smoking associated with elevated risk of developing a second smoking-related cancer

Results of a federally-funded pooled analysis of five prospective cohort studies indicate that cigarette smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associa
EurekAlert
added Nov 11, 2014 10:44
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Cigarette smoking increases risk of developing second smoking-associated cancer

smoking prior to the first diagnosis of lung (stage I), bladder, kidney or head and neck cancer increases risk of developing a second smoking-associated cancer. This is the largest study to date exploring risk of second cancers among current smokers.
News-Medical.net
added Nov 11, 2014 05:27
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Physicians 'vital' in explaining smoking and bladder cancer link

Over half of new bladder cancer diagnoses in the US are attributed to cigarette smoking, yet this association is not well known among the general public. A new study has acknowledged that physicians play a vital role in making bladder cancer patients awa
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:33
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