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Are electronic cigarettes a health threat? California health officials say yes, say strict regulations needed

California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popula
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2015 00:44
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High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde

More than 2% of solvent molecules in aerosol samples produced by "vaping" e-cigarettes converted into hemiacetal compounds known to spontaneously degrade into formaldehyde -- "reaching concentrations higher than concentrations of nicotine," they wrote in
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2015 13:31
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Cigarette smoking during external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer-specific mortality and treatment-related toxicity [FREE FULL TEXT]

at increased risk of biochemical recurrence, distant metastasis, and prostate cancer-related mortality after definitive RT to the prostate. Current and former smokers, regardless of duration and quantity of exposure, are at an increased risk of long-term
BJU International (British Association of Urological Surgeons)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:39
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Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer

have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or even dying from prostate cancer. The findings, which are published in BJU International, suggest that smoking may negatively affect the health
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:23
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Will Cancer Society's Redo Be Its Undoing?

DeVita talked about ...the Society's ongoing "transformation plan," ....Topping his list of concerns is the ACS's traditional commitment to funding research explaining that that in 1945 Mary Lasker wanted 25% of all monies raised by ACS to go to research,
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2015 11:30
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[UK] Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests

Certain electronic cigarettes used at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical / However the research, done in test tubes, does not prove a health risk / Also does not mean e-cigarettes are better o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:49
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[Florida] Philip Morris Cleared In $29M Engle Trial ($$)

jury cleared Philip Morris USA Inc. on Friday of liability in one of the year's first Engle progeny trials, rejecting a former smoker's ... allegations the cigarette maker's product and actions caused his laryngeal cancer. Plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.'s case i
Law360
added Jan 24, 2015 18:35
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 19

Jose Vila v. Philip Morris... The verdict, which jurors took more than six hours to reach, gives tobacco manufacturers the win in the first state court Engle progeny case to come to trial in 2015. On Wednesday, however, a federal jury in Jacksonville hit
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:25
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Vila v. Philip Morris

claims defendant tobacco manufacturer, Philip Morris, concealed the dangers of its cigarettes while furthering an addiction to nicotine that caused Vila's smoking-related illness. Outcome Verdict in favor of the defense.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:23
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[Florida] Philip Morris Defense Prevails in $22M Laryngeal Cancer Suit

found Philip Morris-brand cigarettes did not cause the cancer that cost Jose Vila his larynx. A decades-long smoker, Vila sought up to $21.9 million in damages in his Engle progeny claim against the tobacco company. However, Robert McCarter, representing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:21
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