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Smoking cigars has similar risks of mortality as cigarettes

The researchers concluded that in addition to cigarettes, the consumption of other tobacco products is also associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Smoking cigars is associated with risks similar to smoking cigarettes and pipes, even in non-da
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:25
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Childhood cancer rates highest in Northeast, new CDC map shows

Cancer rates are so low in children it's hard to say why there's regional variation. / About 15,000 children and teens, 19 and younger, are diagnosed with cancer each year in the U.S. About 10,000 cases of cancer are diagnosed in kids 14 and younger. Su
NBC News
added Jun 29, 2018 18:01
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New map shows where kids get cancer

Childhood cancer rates are the highest in the Northeast and lowest in the South, a new government cancer map shows...."Variation in childhood cancer incidence might be related to differences in exposures to carcinogenic chemicals (e.g., air pollution, se
AOL News
added Jun 29, 2018 18:00
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Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population

Many flight attendants working today were also exposed to high levels of secondhand tobacco smoke before in-flight smoking bans were implemented. The long-term health effects of this mix of occupational exposures, including with regard to cancers which de
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers: study

As for male flight attendants, they are more likely to have melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially if they were exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke. The researchers studied the data from a survey conducted from 2013 to 2014 as part of
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 26, 2018 20:43
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Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Scientists have long suspected that flight attendants’ cancer risk might be affected by their exposure to naturally occurring radiation at high altitudes, shift work, time zone changes that disrupt sleep cycles, and poor cabin air quality, researchers no
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2018 20:42
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[New Jersey] RUTGERS SCIENTIST HELPS ID NEW CANCER-CAUSING AGENT IN TOBACCO SMOKE

have found that chemicals called aldehydes — present in tobacco smoke in high quantities — are the primary cause of damage to DNA and suppress its ability to repair damage. And ongoing, related work at Rutgers suggests consumption of certain healthy foods
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Idaho] SMOKE-FREE TWIN FALLS CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF TODAY AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Kemp is Idaho’s grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and today she’ll be at Canyon Ridge High School for a cause. As participants at this evening’s Relay For Life event honor those who’ve been touched by cancer, Kemp
KLIX 1310 News Radio (Twin Falls, ID)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Canada to have the world's best tobacco plain packaging requirements

e Canadian Cancer Society is commending the new national regulations for tobacco plain packaging as the most effective in the world. The regulations were released today by Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor. "We strongly support the regulations r
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
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