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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hammered with $8.5M in Punitives, $13.5M Total, in Suit Over Mouth Cancer

Jurors Monday found R.J. Reynolds liable for $8.5. million in punitive damages for its role in a tobacco industry conspiracy to conceal the dangers of cigarettes, which a Florida widower claimed led to his wife’s mouth cancer. Larkin v. R.J. Reynolds, 200
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:39
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[Florida] $5M Verdict in Mouth Cancer Suit, With Punitives to Come, Leads Tobacco Litigation Review

The punitive phase of trial in Paul Larkin's suit against RJ. Reynolds opened Friday, two days after jurors awarded Larkin nearly $5 million in compensatory damages for the mouth cancer he claimed his wife developed after 30 years smoking Reynolds cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:42
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[UK] Cancer rates in women have increase THREE times faster than in men over the last 10 years

Lung cancer rates in males were 50.8 per cent higher in the North East of England (116.7 cases per 100,000 males) compared with the South East (77.4 cases per 100,000 males). They were also double that of women in the North East (102.2 cases per 100,000
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 13:40
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[Korea - South] Nanometer catalyst cleans up bad cigarette smoke in smoking room

A nano-catalyst for air cleaning in a smoking room has been developed that can remove 100 percent of acetaldehyde which accounts for the largest portion of the gaseous substances present in cigarette smoke. / Air cleaning equipment can purify 100% within
ScienceDaily
added Jul 8, 2015 21:53
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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

Cancer survivors who smoke report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Onc
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:09
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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Oncology. The authors say these
EurekAlert
added Jul 3, 2015 14:23
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Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31
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[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32
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