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[Denmark] Popular Danish singer-songwriter Kim Larsen dies at 72

A heavy smoker, he vehemently criticized a smoking ban in bars and cafes and supported the free-wheeling Christiania enclave in Copenhagen. Larsen died Sunday at home of prostate cancer.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 2, 2018 04:50
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[New York] Roswell Park and URMC To Create $19 Million Research Program Focused on Flavored Tobacco

teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center in an effort to better document and understand one of the fastest-growing trends in tobacco use. The five-year, $19.05 million competitive grant, awarded b
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 28, 2018 14:38
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[Australia] The Future Colorectal Cancer Burden Attributable to Modifiable Behaviors: A Pooled Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

For smoking, we examined status, time since quitting (lag time, in decades), and intensity for current smokers.... Taking men and women together, CRC risk was positively associated with smoking, overweight and obesity (BMI ≥25 kg/m2), and excessive alcoho
JNCI Cancer Spectrum
added Sep 26, 2018 16:18
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Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 predicted cases of bowel cancer in next decade

current rates of smoking, overweight and obesity and excessive alcohol consumption could lead to 45,000 cases...11 per cent of the future bowel cancer burden can be attributed to ever-smoking, and 4 per cent to current smoking.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2018 16:14
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Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 predicted cases of bowel cancer in next decade

current rates of smoking, overweight and obesity and excessive alcohol consumption could lead to 45,000 cases...11 per cent of the future bowel cancer burden can be attributed to ever-smoking, and 4 per cent to current smoking.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2018 16:14
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Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Since the 1980s, life expectancy has been going up by roughly two months a year every year, as we saw fewer deaths due to smoking or heart problems. But after 2011, that rate of improvement has been slowing.
BBC Online
added Sep 26, 2018 15:59
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[UK] Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women with one in ten linked to weight by 2035, charity's report finds

Obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women within 25 years, experts warn. A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases – around 23,000 a year – will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:27
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Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in heated tobacco product IQOS

Although HTP emits lower amounts of TSNA than combustible cigarettes, the amounts are significantly higher than from e-cigarettes. Our findings are consistent with prior reports.3 4 7 One limitation of this study is that one puffing protocol was used for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Death map of the world: Major report of 180 countries reveals how many people will die before their 70th birthday (so, how does your nation rank?)

'NCDs are the main cause of premature death for most countries. 'Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational industries, and weak health care systems are making chronic diseases a larger danger to human health than traditional
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:07
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[UK] Thousands of British women are dying too young because they 'try to drink, eat and smoke like men', with many developing diabetes, heart disease and cancer

Cancer Research UK said lung cancer rates are still peaking among women, years after they fell for men. This is because many women in the UK took up smoking in the 1960s and 1970s – but were slower to give up when men started kicking the habit a few dec
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:00
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