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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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What Causes Cancer? Misconceptions Abound

88 percent of respondents correctly said smoking, 80 percent cited secondhand smoke...those who knew more about proven causes of cancer were less likely to smoke, according to the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:53
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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AMD3100 ameliorates cigarette smoke-induced emphysema-like manifestations in mice

These results suggest that antagonism of SDF-1 binding to CXCR4 is associated with protection of both bone marrow and lungs during chronic CS exposure, thus encouraging future studies of potential therapeutic benefit of AMD3100 in emphysema.
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Jul 5, 2018 16:34
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[Kentucky] Chandler talks tobacco with health coalition ($$)

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky CEO Ben Chandler spoke with CaldWELL CHAT (Community Health Action Team, formerly MAPP) chair Dana Southard at a meeting of the group held last week that focused on the organization’s continuing efforts to reduce tobacco
Princeton (KY) Times-Leader
added May 10, 2018 17:27
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years: Not smoking and a healthy diet are among the lifestyle steps suggested by experts

Researchers studied 34 years of data from women and 27 years of data from men involved in two large national US health surveys. Those who followed all five steps were 74 per cent less likely to die during this period than participants who didn’t stick to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:50
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An incentive to switch to e-cigarettes? Smokers have more 'bad' and less 'good' bacteria than vapers putting them at greater risk of disease, finds study

This puts them at higher risk of colon cancer, colitis, Crohn's disease and obesity / E-cig users have similar microbiomes to those without the notoriously bad habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46
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[UK] `Mythical´ cancer beliefs revealed

“People’s beliefs are so important because they have an impact on the lifestyle choices they make. Those with better awareness of proven causes of cancer were more likely not to smoke and to eat more fruit and vegetables.” Clare Hyde, from Cancer Resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:27
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