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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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Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis / But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Cancer survivors are about 50 percent more likely to quit smoking two years after their diagnosis than smokers without cancer, a new study found. While the finding buttresses the theory that a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" to promote smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 21, 2015 15:29
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FORM 10-Q / For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2015

A discussion of the legal proceedings relating to cigarette products is set forth below under the heading “— Litigation Affecting the Cigarette Industry.” All of the references under that heading to tobacco-related litigation, smoking and health litigatio
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:59
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Gwynn speaks on Hall of Fame father's use of smokeless tobacco on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday

It's been less than a year since the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer, and Gwynn's passing has brought many calls for Major League Baseball to ban the use of smokeless tobacco. As baseball and its players association move towa
MASN
added Apr 19, 2015 17:18
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[Louisiana] Does Angie Know? Brad Sneaks Away For Cigarette Break In New Orleans

The revelation that Pitt is smoking is especially shocking considering 39-year-old Jolie shared her struggle in order to raise awareness amongst those who might be at high risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Radar Magazine
added Apr 19, 2015 17:01
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[Massachusetts] Study: E-cigarettes may cause cancer-like cell growth

“But there is definitely some evidence of damage to cells that have been exposed. The electronic cigarette contains liquids, and when they burn, they have other substances in the liquid that could be disease-causing.” “We really have no idea the potentia
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 19, 2015 10:45
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