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[Virginia] Oprah erupts in new HBO film, premiering Saturday

whose tissue sample would yield medical marvels benefiting millions...The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,"...A poor tobacco farmer who worked the same Virginia land as her slave ancestors, Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 at age 31.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2017 18:55
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ALVAREZ: Time to Get Deadly Serious About Smoking’s Toll on Women

Female smokers need to understand the reality of this practice. Smoking will not give them a better social status, make them more beautiful, or improve their physical and emotional well-being. It will lead to health problems, more depression, and a nasty
LifeZette
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16
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[Asia, India] Beware! Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in ‘voice box’

Smoking during and after treatment of Laryngeal cancer has an adverse prognosis. Smoking not only increases the risk of cancer relapse -but also increases the risk of getting another type of cancer, said Dr Kekatpure. It is good to be alert regarding vari
The Health Site (in)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:55
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[Florida] FL Appeals Court Upholds $11M Verdict Against RJR for Smoker's Throat Cancer

affirmed a 2015 award to Florence Monroe, 72, who started smoking at 14 and continued until her 1993 throat cancer diagnosis. Monroe, whose voice box was removed because of the cancer, claims Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the da
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:10
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[Florida] Appeals court allows judgment against tobacco giant to stand

upheld the legality of the decision from Judge Martin Fitzpatrick of the Circuit Court for Gadsden County to award damages and the structural procedures used to determine those damages. The case, Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds,
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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[UK] Wife, 31, who saved her husband's life by spotting his cancer tragically dies from a lung tumour even though she did NOT smoke after her symptoms were dismissed by doctors as 'stress'

Andrea had complained of nausea and back pains and, following scans, doctors broke the devastating news that she had terminal lung cancer... Only 20 per cent of lung cancer cases are related to smoking, according to Cancer Research UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said it found nine harmful substances including some of the 12 carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde are not currently printed on the cigarette pack label. It tested 2,000 packs of cigarettes sold
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:25
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Cox: Grover Cleveland offers timely trade lesson

At the time, the U.S. government had three sources of revenue. One was a tax on alcohol and spirits. The second was one on tobacco. Cleveland liked to chew his, which no doubt led to the mouth cancer which needed treatment in a clandestine surgery aboard
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2017 22:12
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study finds. While previous research has established the link between parental –
CBS
added Apr 11, 2017 22:02
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Health Highlights: April 11, 2017: Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

this new study is the first to link parental smoking with specific genetic changes in the tumor cells of the cancer, CBS News reported. The association was strongest among children who were exposed to parental smoking during infancy, but were also found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 21:59
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