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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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[Florida] 94-year-old Delray man takes suit against cigarette-makers to trial

Shulman survived 20 years since he was diagnosed with bladder cancer his urologist blames on a more than three-decade one-pack-a-day habit. More surprisingly, he survived long enough to be in court to watch his claims against cigarette giants R.J. Reynold
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 27, 2015 09:20
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Industry set to reject WHO’s processed meat carcinogens ruling

The global meat industry has reacted with fury to the prospect of its products being declared carcinogenic...In an attempt to undermine the IARC findings in advance, The North American Meat Institute (Nami) accused the body of “dramatic and alarmist over
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2015 18:34
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer in Winnebago County

Dr. Robert Geck of Aurora Health Care in Oshkosh said, “Screenings are now approved for individuals age 55 and older at the highest risk for lung cancer. If caught early enough, there may even be a chance for curative treatment.” The Wisconsin Comprehens
Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern
added Oct 24, 2015 11:07
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[California] Retired Pilot Tells Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused His Cancer ($$)

A retired pilot who developed bladder cancer and heart and lung diseases urged a Florida jury during opening arguments in his personal injury case on Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Philip Morris USA Inc. liable for his ailments, saying that t
Law360
added Oct 24, 2015 04:04
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[UK] Bacon, ham and sausages 'as big a cancer threat as smoking', WHO to warn

Global health experts are to warn that bacon, ham and sausages are as big a cancer threat as cigarettes, it has been reported. "The WCRF advises that people can reduce their bowel cancer risk by eating no more than 500g (cooked weight) per week of red me
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:43
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[UK-Scotland] Gangland hit man William Gage in jail smoking challenge

A man who is serving a life term for a gangland murder has taken the Scottish government to court over fears he may develop cancer from passive smoking. William Gage, 43, was convicted of shooting 30-year-old Justin McAlroy six times outside his home in
BBC Online
added Oct 24, 2015 03:37
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[Malaysia] Electronic cigarettes contain cancer causing chemicals

"Most consumers smoke by more than five volts to get more vapour. These preservatives can raise the risk of cancer," he said when winding up debate on the Allied Health Professions Bill 2015 at the Dewan Rakyat, Tuesday. The issue was raised by several
Daily Express (my)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:56
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[Switzerland] More women dying from smoking-related illnesses

Switzerland saw a stark increase in the number of tobacco-related deaths in women between 1995 and 2012, according to the latest figures from the Swiss health ministry. In 2012, 9,500 people died of illnesses connected to tobacco, such as lung cancer or h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:04
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Study Finds Poor Eating Habits Among Cancer Survivors

Because cancer survivors were more likely to be smokers, and because smoking was associated with poor diet quality, Zhang and colleagues evaluated whether the difference in diet quality remained after adjusting for smoking. Before adjusting for smoking,
MedPage Today
added Oct 15, 2015 13:11
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