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[Florida] $11M Verdict Thumps R.J. Reynolds in Throat Cancer Trial

Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
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[Minnesota] Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought

A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22
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Potentially dangerous molecules detected in e-cigarette aerosols

Electronic cigarettes produce highly-reactive free radicals—molecules associated with cell damage and cancer—and may pose a health risk to users, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 3, 2015 18:40
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[Florida] Big Three Tobacco Companies Win in Nonagenarian's $8M Bladder Cancer, Heart Disease Suit

The six-member jury deliberated for about four hours before concluding nicotine addiction did not cause Robert Shulman’s bladder cancer, coronary artery disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:12
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[Asia, India] Tobacco users beware !

A 30-year-old long-time chewable tobacco user from Nungbrang village in Imphal East district is currently undergoing treatment at Radiology Department of RIMS after his left lower cheek developed a medium size hole.
E-Pao.net (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:25
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[Asia] '100-bn cigarette butts discarded in India yearly'

IMA Cancer and Tobacco Control Committee Dr Dilip Acharya, said: “Cigarette butts consist of un-smoked remnant tobacco, filter and paper wrap. It also contains carcinogens, nicotine and toxins and toxic metals such as cadmium, arsenic and lead in a highly
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:44
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Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, a healthy diet and not smoking may dramatically reduce a man's risk for aggressive prostate cancer, new research suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 27, 2015 16:39
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[UK] Rates of mouth cancer increase to all time high

The dramatic increase has been put down to changes in the prevalence of oral cancer risk factors such as alcohol consumption, tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) and human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, which can be transmitted through oral sex. Speak
The Dentist (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02
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[Asia, India] Tobacco litter a potential threat

leaving the environment polluted, spreading diseases and possibly contaminating food, says a body of oncologists in Kolkata. Cigarette and bidi butts, along with chewing tobacco spits littered on streets, should be classified as toxic wastes, they have
Times of India
added Nov 25, 2015 16:57
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[Maryland] Chesapeake Urology Encourages Individuals To Get Educated About Bladder Cancer During Bladder Health Awareness Month

November is National Bladder Health Awareness month ... "The number one thing you can do to help prevent bladder cancer is to quit smoking," emphasized Dr. Dickstein. Chemicals in tobacco smoke are absorbed
PR Newswire
added Nov 23, 2015 23:59
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