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[Europe] Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

The researchers analyzed more than 24 studies that included over 29,000 smokers of European ancestry. They found that people with a certain variation in a nicotine receptor gene called CHRNA5 were more likely to keep smoking for four years after those wi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2015 13:59

Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54

Ostomy bag-wearing student, 19, wages war on new anti-smoking advert warning smokers they might end up like her

Hattie Gladwell, 19, blogs about her experience of living with an ostomy bag after undergoing emergency surgery for ulcerative colitis / She is calling for a new anti-smoking advert to be banned because it warns that they might get colon cancer and be for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 03:38

Curt Schilling Pens Letter To Teenage Self About Chewing Tobacco

Schilling announced last year he believed that chewing tobacco for years caused his oral cancer. Writing in The Player’s Tribune, Schilling pens a letter to “16-year-old Curt,” urging his younger self to make a difference choice. “Tomorrow at lunch, a ki
added Apr 13, 2015 11:21
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Curt Schilling writes letter to 16-year-old self warning against chewing tobacco

wrote a letter on the Players' Tribune addressed to his 16-year-old self, advising the then-naive kid against taking up a dipping habit he blames for giving him mouth cancer. Schilling, who underwent chemotherapy last year to treat the cancer that is now
New York Daily News
added Apr 13, 2015 11:20

[Asia, India] RAISINA TATTLE: Jibe at Singhvi over tobacco U-turn

“Cong spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi appeared for a gutka manufacturer in Del HC to oppose the ban on cheweable tobacco. Cong stand unknown”, an AAP government spokesperson tweeted.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 17:28

KAPLAN: CDC: Remove Anti-Smoking Ad Portraying Ostomies in Negative Light

The CDC must pull this advertisement immediately and issue an apology to the ostomy community for belittling the experiences of those who have been given a new lease on life by having this major surgery.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:13

[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53

Association of American Cancer Institutes Receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must establish programs to reduce cancer risk by prohibiting tobacco use and supporting tobacco cessation efforts, further encouraging prevention by promoting physical activity, healthy nutrition and weigh
Business Wire
added Apr 9, 2015 20:01

The Oral Cancer Foundation Launches April Oral Cancer Awareness Month

OCF has learned that although we accomplish a great deal as an organization, we can do so much more through the formation of strategic relationships with those who share our values and goals. OCF is grateful to the thousands of private dental offices tha
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2015 19:49
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