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Cancer top cause of death for New Yorkers of Chinese descent

Smoking and cancer are often linked, and alarmingly, that seems to be the case for Chinese New Yorkers....The city government also is working to spread an anti-smoking message in Chinese-language media outlets. "We need more data like this out there, s
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:46
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
EurekAlert
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Cancer (PDF)

This fact sheet reviews the risks of developing various types of cancer from smoking, other tobacco use and exposure to other people’s tobacco smoke. It is estimated that 1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cance
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:14
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KATZ: No Smoke—Just Cancer-Causing Chemicals

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these product
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 18, 2017 03:09
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first place about half a century ago.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:59
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[Denmark, UK] AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Self-reported smoking underestimates disease risk. Smoking affects DNA methylation... Conclusion AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation, a marker of smoking behaviour, provides potentially clinical relevant predictions of future smoking-related morbidity and
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:48
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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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