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UK's most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

"What is cancer?" is the UK's most googled health question in 2017...Things that make cancer more likely include smoking, being overweight or obese, drinking...Experts estimate more than four in 10 cancer cases could be prevented largely through lifestyl
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2017 19:56

Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vapourised nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Optimal combinations of device settings, liquid formulation and vaping behaviour normally result in e-cigarette emissions with much less carcinogenic potency...there are circumstances in which the cancer risks of e-cigarette emissions can escalate, someti
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57

[Philippines] Observe smoke-free holiday, Pinoys urged

A group of cancer survivors yesterday urged the public, particularly cigarette smokers, to observe a smoke-free holiday. Smokers should allow their families and friends to enjoy the holidays without exposing themselves to risks posed by tobacco smoking,
Philippine News
added Dec 18, 2017 21:12
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[Kansas] Flame retardants cloud way for firefighters

Flame retardants can be a major threat to firefighters because when they burn, carcinogens are released into the air....The big shift to flame retardants came in the late 1970s and is traced directly to the tobacco industry...the industry spent millions
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Dec 18, 2017 16:06

Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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[Australia] Four out of 10 men who die of cancer could have avoided it

The cancers responsible for the largest numbers of potentially preventable deaths were lung, bowel, melanoma, liver and stomach cancers. "By far the biggest preventable cause of cancer deaths in Australia is tobacco smoke," says Professor Whiteman. It
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:46

The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

"the Einstein of medical research." By the 1950s, Selye's work had also drawn the attention of the tobacco industry... "The tobacco industry threw so much money at so many key researchers in the field," Petticrew said. "You just cannot read that literatu
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40

Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests.
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40

Electronic cigarette: A recent update of its toxic effects on humans†

this review is intended to draw the limelight that like c-cigarettes, e-cigarettes could also be accompanied with toxic effects on whole human body, which are especially apparent on respiratory system. From head to foot, from physical aspect to chemical a
Journal of Cellular Physiology
added Dec 8, 2017 17:56

ARCHIVE: Monograph 19: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use

Media communications play a key role in shaping tobacco-related knowledge, opinions, attitudes, and behaviors among individuals and within communities. Media communications on tobacco include brand-specific advertising and promotion, news coverage, depict
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Dec 1, 2017 17:56
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