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[USA] Deadliest cancers more likely to strike the poorest people

Out of 39 types of cancer examined, 32 showed a significant association with poverty. Cancers associated with “lower incidence and higher mortality”, such as those of the larynx, cervix, penis and liver, were more likely to occur in the poorest communitie
Times Of London (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:34
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Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
Addiction
added May 21, 2014 13:55
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Water pipe smoking causes significant exposure to nicotine and cancer-causing agents

Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseas
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 16, 2014 10:41
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Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries

Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47
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[Kentucky] Tobacco state's biggest health challenge, commissioner says

single biggest factor affecting public health in Kentucky is tobacco, according to the state’s public health commissioner. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson addressed public health students Tuesday at Western Kentucky University. Gibson, a board-certified ana
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 9, 2014 14:41
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Session Title: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Speakers will also discuss challenges to future tobacco control efforts and federal research and regulatory efforts aimed at further understanding and reducing the adverse health consequences of smoking and other forms of tobacco use.
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:45
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Tobacco plant joins fight against cancer

They have found a molecule in the flower of the plant that targets cancer cells and rips them open, according to an article in the journal eLife. 'There is some irony,' lead researcher Dr Mark Hulett says. 'But this is a welcome discovery, whatever the
Sky News (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:59
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[UK] BLAKE/McDOUGALL: Did this picture of Jennifer Saunders smoking shock you?

Two writers who have suffered cancer differ in their views on Jennifer Saunders smoking after her illness ... give Saunders a break. She’s been through a lot. If she feels like not being a cancer victim for a while, even in such a stupid way, she shouldn
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:55
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Cancer Death Rate Continues Decline, Not Counting Women Over Age 80: Cancer 2014

if you happen to be a senior white woman 80 years old or older the bad news is that your chance of dying from cancer is not improving. On the positive side, however, middle-aged black men have seen their chance of dying from cancer decline by about 50 pe
Senior Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 03:55
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Cancer Facts and Statistics

ACS has published Cancer Facts & Figures annually since 1952. These annual reports provide the most current information about cancer, including the projected numbers of new cancer cases and deaths for the publication year. A unique feature of these public
American Cancer Society
added Jan 7, 2014 21:15
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