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[Florida] VIDEO: COOPER V. RJ REYNOLDS

In this Engle progeny lawsuit, Mary Cooper, a smoker for several decades, claims she contracted laryngeal cancer because of her addiction to cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:20
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay Disfigured Ex-Smoker $12M, Jury Says ($$)

Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
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[Florida] Testimony by otolaryngologists in defense of tobacco companies 2009–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Noble organizations in otolaryngology should take stands to resist tobacco industry manipulation of the legal process by enforcing ethical standards in expert testimony to insure that it is unbiased and based on fair and balanced interpretation of the sc
The Laryngoscope
added Jul 17, 2015 18:00
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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The Cancer Atlas | The cancer landscape is shifting. This is the roadmap to change.

Leaders worldwide can arm themselves with actionable data and insights to make better decisions – and work toward putting an end to the cancer epidemic. EXPLORE THE GLOBAL CANCER LANDSCAPE
American Cancer Society
added Dec 4, 2014 21:24
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[UK] Cancer cases still emerging in Halton from 1960s and 1970s smokers

A HEALTH chief has warned that figures released suggesting that Halton has the highest rate of premature deaths due to cancer are out of date. Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health, said the data, published in last week's Week
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:56
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QuickStats: Ten Most Common Chronic Conditions* Among Persons Living in Residential Care Facilities — National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, United States, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:00
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[Florida] Appeals court allows judgment against tobacco giant to stand

upheld the legality of the decision from Judge Martin Fitzpatrick of the Circuit Court for Gadsden County to award damages and the structural procedures used to determine those damages. The case, Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds,
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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[Florida] PERRY: Why would physicians testify that smoking isn't addictive? Maybe the money. Lots of money.

The medical community — including specialty societies such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery — needs to engage in more formal reviews of such testimony to make sure it adheres to professional ethical standards, he adds.
MinnPost.com
added Jul 23, 2015 12:54
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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Experts say the promising figures reflect success in both treating and heading off cancer in the body's four most vulnerable sites -- the lungs, colon, breasts and prostate. .. Advances in lung cancer are tied directly to fewer people smoking, while the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:07
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