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Before You Vape: High levels of Formaldehyde Hidden in E-Cigs

Formaldehyde, a known human carcinogen found in cigarette smoke, also dwells in the vaporized liquid of popular electronic or e-cigarettes, researchers said Wednesday. E-cigarette sales are booming in the United States and many hoped so- called "vaping"
NBC News
added Jan 22, 2015 07:47
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E-Cigarettes Can Churn Out High Levels Of Formaldehyde : Shots

Vapor produced by electronic cigarettes can contain a surprisingly high concentration of formaldehyde — a known carcinogen — researchers reported Wednesday. The findings, described in a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, intensify
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 22, 2015 07:46
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[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 12

The second full week of trial in Jose Vila's suit against tobacco giant Philip Morris featured his attorneys' attempt to link Vila's decades of smoking with the laryngeal cancer that cost him his voice box in 1996.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 17, 2015 06:37
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[Cuba, USA, Florida] Philip Morris Aims To Undercut As Engle Plaintiff Rests Case ($$)

countered that Vila's cancer may have been caused by the human papilomarvirus, and has also argued that Vila, who was born in Cuba in 1954 and did not move to the United States until 1989, was not exposed to the advertising and statements that came out of
Law360
added Jan 17, 2015 08:10
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IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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COUZIN-FRANKEL: Bad luck and cancer: A science reporter’s reflections on a controversial story

Given the furor, I wondered: Had I gotten it wrong? Had the authors? Answering these apparently straightforward questions proved surprisingly difficult, exposing the challenges that come with communicating science, and the desire by scientist-authors and
Science
added Jan 16, 2015 14:59
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[UK] Five year action planned to help beat cancer

NHS England has announced a new independent taskforce to develop a five-year action plan for cancer services and a major new programme to test innovative ways of diagnosing cancer more quickly. The taskforce has been asked to deliver the vision set out
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:11
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Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

"Our new study identifies gene variants, which when combined with lifestyle factors make people susceptible to chronic pancreatitis and may be useful to prevent patients from developing it," said David Whitcomb, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:10
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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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