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[Sweden] Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life

There were some key differences among the participants in each of the three groups based on exercise abilities. Men in the “low” aerobic capacity group had higher average blood pressure, were more likely to smoke and tended to also be more sedentary than
added Jul 27, 2016 13:16

[Japan] Smoking effect on secondary bladder cancer after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer.

these findings suggest that smoking history might be one of criteria to choose radical prostatectomy than external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer, and that age would not be a criterion for therapeutic selection in terms of secondary bladder cancer.
UroToday International Journal
added Jul 25, 2016 16:24

[Utah] John Wayne's cancers: Smoking or radiation?

a chain-smoker since high school... He appeared in many magazine ads and TV commercials for Camel cigarettes. In the mid-1950s, he was up to seven packs of unfiltered Camels a day...he starred in The Conqueror...filmed in the Utah desert.
The Villages (FL) News
added Jul 17, 2016 02:46

where we stand: tobacco and the cancer moonshot

Nearly 480,000 premature deaths each year, including 170,000 from cancer, and $170 billion in health care costs could be saved by increased focus on tobacco prevention and cessation. “The best investment we can make in the health and well-being of the Am
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

These findings suggest that smoking and alcohol use could be playing major roles in both heart failure and cancer, study co-author Roger said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2016 15:11
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Cancer Risk Higher With Heart Failure in MI Survivors / Not clear yet if association is causal

They proposed that shared risk factors for HF and cancer might play a role in these results -- for example, age, sex, smoking status, and alcohol intake. It is also possible that patients given an HF diagnosis were more closely monitored in the clinical
MedPage Today
added Jul 12, 2016 14:59
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Chris Sale, Indebted to a Padres Legend, Gets an All-Star Start in San Diego

he said it was special to start the game in San Diego because of the impact Tony Gwynn made on his life... “I chewed tobacco from 2007 until the day he passed away,” Sale said. “I remember seeing that and just being so shocked. He was a larger-than-life p
New York Times
added Jul 12, 2016 14:36

Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26

A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are in Decline

Major diseases, like colon cancer, dementia and heart disease...drugs for blood pressure, and less smoking, are, of course, helping drive the trend. But they are not enough, heart researchers say, to account fully for the decades-long decline.
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2016 15:24

LETTER: O'HARA: Tobacco control must be part of ending cancer

Prevention would require taking on the tobacco industry, a major cause of cancer, and that appears to be taboo for this administration. Without meaningful tobacco controls, the moonshot will miss the moon and drift into outer space.
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2016 22:58
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