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[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18
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[Florida] University of Miami to study the health effects of e-cigarettes

was awarded a $1.95 million grant this week from the Florida Department of Health to conduct the study, which UM said is the first of its kind, to determine whether e-cigarettes create any potential pulmonary health risks and are as safe as they are marke
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 9, 2015 14:17
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[Massachusetts] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer

Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
WBZT.com
added May 7, 2015 12:47
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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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Cancer Death Rate Declines Worldwide

The total number of cancer deaths increased over this time period, due to the growing world population, and the fact that people are living longer. But the rate of cancer deaths...declined by about 1 percent per year during the decade
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:19
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[Asia, India] Govt rebuts 2 BJP members' remarks on tobacco-cancer linkage

"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19
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Cancer diagnosis leads smokers to quit

Smokers are more likely to quit smoking after they've been diagnosed with cancer compared to those who were not diagnosed, according to a long-term study. That means a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" for smokers to improve their lifestyle.
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[France, Switzerland] Smoking just a few cigarettes harmful: study

smokers think it's okay to just smoke a few cigarettes a day yet they underestimate their risks, according to researchers in France. "It seems that people are aware about the dangers of tobacco for health, but might consider that the risks are not for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:13
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Letter from 40 academics and experts in support of the complaint about the research letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Hidden Formaldehyde in E-cigarette Aerosol (PDF)

it appears clear that the device used was operated in unrealistic laboratory conditions and that human subjects would never experience the exposures that were measured and used in the calculation of cancer risk. The letter is therefore based on a major me
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:51
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