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[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

[Asia, India] This Guy Created A Horrifying Snapchat That Will Make You Stop Smoking Now

Mehrotra used to smoke occasionally but quit when his friend died of cancer, even though she never smoked. He lives in Mumbai and frequently visits the hospital to donate... During his visit on June 2, he created a touching Snapchat story to show people t
Elite Daily - The Voice Of Generation-Y
added Jul 6, 2016 18:15

CARROLL: The Upshot: Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit Is in Your Control

in JAMA Oncology, researchers sought to quantify how a healthful lifestyle might actually alter the risk of cancer. They identified four domains that are often noted to be related to disease prevention: smoking, drinking, obesity and exercise.
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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