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Cigar smoking poses cancer risk

OK, Dad, you’ve got the straight scoop on the dangers of smoking that cigar. Please do your children, yourself, and other family members (including pets) a huge favor and abandon the cigar habit. Your family thanks you.
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Feb 26, 2017 18:22
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[Canada] Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Being behind bars puts people at greater risk for both developing certain types of cancer and dying from their disease, Canadian researchers found.... "Specific strategies that could prevent cancer in this population include smoking cessation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 24, 2017 21:57
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[UK] Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58

He was diagnosed last March with cancer of the oesophagus.
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2017 14:25
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[Europe, UK] Cancer death rates fall more slowly among women after decades of smoking and drinking take their toll

le death rates from cancer have dropped 8.2% across Europe in five years However death rates for women dropped just 3.6% in the same time frame A study attributes increased smoking and drinking among women as the cause
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:18
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CESSATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND THE IMPACT ON CANCER INCIDENCE IN THE D:A:D STUDY

Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20
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HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13
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[UK] Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

A new anti-smoking campaign is being launched in the North East today with people being warned that even light smokers are still risking knocking years off their lifespan. Anti smoking group Fresh is re-launching the ‘Don’t be the 1’ campaign and warning
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:23
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[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
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Utahns lobby lawmakers to prioritize action against cancer

Osborne described his journey from the anti-smoking youth group to becoming a smoker, saying he started with e-cigarettes before moving on to hookah and then traditional cigarettes. Now, he's working to quit nicotine, he said. Osborne said he can relat
Deseret News
added Feb 18, 2017 00:56
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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