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Comparison of Urine 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3)Pyridyl-1-Butanol and Cotinine for Assessment of Active and Passive Smoke Exposure in Urban Adolescents

Conclusions: Urine NNAL screening finds a large majority (94%) of urban adolescents are exposed to tobacco. African Americans are exposed to higher levels of SHS than other ethnic/racial groups.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Feb 23, 2018 16:28

Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study

Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates. The study tracked the health and habits of more than 357,000 Americans from 1985 to 2011... Cigar smokers had a 20 percent elevated odds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 21, 2018 01:12

Association of Cigarette, Cigar, and Pipe Use With Mortality Risk in the US Population [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study provides further evidence that cigar, pipe, and cigarette use confers mortality risks, even among nondaily current cigarette users, with lower risks observed among former users than current users. These data underscore the importance of cessati
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Feb 21, 2018 14:21

CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09

[California] Trial Date Set in Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Smokeless Tobacco Company

A Sept. 20, 2019 trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, according to media reports. Gwynn’s widow, son and daughter filed their case agains
Times of San Diego
added Feb 20, 2018 20:39

[California] Tony Gwynn tobacco lawsuit set for 2019 trial

The Tony Gwynn family now has a trial date for its lawsuit against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company – Sept. 20, 2019. That’s 19 months away and will be more than three years since the family filed suit against the company, blaming it for the death of
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29

[Maine] Sen. Davis receives Distinguished Advocacy Award for excellence in cancer-fighting public policy

“Sen. Davis has been a champion for tobacco control legislation especially when it comes to preventing our youth from using tobacco products, helping support those who want to quit, and protecting Mainers from exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Hilary S
Piscataquis (ME) Observer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01

[UK] Vaping debate: do e-cigarettes cause cancer?

New US research suggests that vaping is “far from harmless” and could pose a serious health risk. However, a Public Health of England evidence review published last week says swapping combustible tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes - which turn liquid ni
The (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:12

[UK] Sharon Hodgson MP: NHS cancer staff shortages should be ‘top government priority’

I have always been a strong supporter of the principle that prevention is key to tackling cancer. Whilst there is no silver bullet, I do believe there is more we could be doing to reduce the prevalence of cancer through prevention. Particularly for thos
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:11
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