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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[Kentucky] Chandler talks tobacco with health coalition ($$)

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky CEO Ben Chandler spoke with CaldWELL CHAT (Community Health Action Team, formerly MAPP) chair Dana Southard at a meeting of the group held last week that focused on the organization’s continuing efforts to reduce tobacco
Princeton (KY) Times-Leader
added May 10, 2018 17:27
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years: Not smoking and a healthy diet are among the lifestyle steps suggested by experts

Researchers studied 34 years of data from women and 27 years of data from men involved in two large national US health surveys. Those who followed all five steps were 74 per cent less likely to die during this period than participants who didn’t stick to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:50
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An incentive to switch to e-cigarettes? Smokers have more 'bad' and less 'good' bacteria than vapers putting them at greater risk of disease, finds study

This puts them at higher risk of colon cancer, colitis, Crohn's disease and obesity / E-cig users have similar microbiomes to those without the notoriously bad habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:46
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[UK] `Mythical´ cancer beliefs revealed

“People’s beliefs are so important because they have an impact on the lifestyle choices they make. Those with better awareness of proven causes of cancer were more likely not to smoke and to eat more fruit and vegetables.” Clare Hyde, from Cancer Resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:27
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Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

"Our study offers clear evidence that drinking is bad for maintaining a healthy balance of microbes in the mouth and could help explain why drinking, like smoking, leads to bacterial changes already tied to cancer and chronic disease,"
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2018 00:38
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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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RE: Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

In closing, future work should consider the role of adiposity if we are expecting to have a more complete picture of the interplay between smoking, sex, hormone receptors, and survival in lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:14
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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