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[Asia, India] Maharashtra to take steps to curb tobacco consumption after Patil's death

Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said the government will take steps to curb its consumption. ...has drawn up a 10-point plan to rid train sta
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:59
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[Asia, India] Patil's death spurs Maha to push for public ban on tobacco / The move comes after former state home minister RR Patil’s death on account of severe oral cancer

the government has created the Maharashtra Public Health Act, which will impose a complete ban on consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco in public, making it the first in the country to pass such stringent regulations. Chief Minister Devendra Fadna
BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:22
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[India] Harmful effects of nicotine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nicotine poses several health hazards. There is an increased risk of cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders. There is decreased immune response and it also poses ill impacts on the reproductive health. It affects the cell proliferation, o
Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
added Feb 22, 2015 16:12
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[Nevada] Health District condemns e-cigarettes, wants tighter regulations

The Southern Nevada Health District today issued an advisory condemning electronic cigarettes and pledging to back efforts to restrict their sale. Citing continued studies that show e-cigarettes contain carcinogens — cancer-causing substances — the Hea
Las Vegas Sun
added Feb 21, 2015 22:15
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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VIDEO: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies | About the Film

a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in partnership with WETA...artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scien
PBS
added Feb 18, 2015 16:40
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VIDEO: Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support / Three-part 'Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies' documentary to debut in late March.

Watch the trailer below / The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.
MedPage Today
added Feb 18, 2015 16:37
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[California] Smoking linked to breast, prostate cancer

Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

We pooled data from five contemporary U.S. cohort studies including 421,378 men and 532,651 women... A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formal
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:28
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U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, about 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, but that figure may be closer to 540,000, researchers from the American Cancer Society report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 11, 2015 22:28
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