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[Asia, India] Maharashtra to take steps to curb tobacco consumption after Patil's death

Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant said the government will take steps to curb its consumption. ...has drawn up a 10-point plan to rid train sta
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:59
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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VIDEO: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies | About the Film

a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in partnership with WETA...artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scien
PBS
added Feb 18, 2015 16:40
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VIDEO: Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support / Three-part 'Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies' documentary to debut in late March.

Watch the trailer below / The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.
MedPage Today
added Feb 18, 2015 16:37
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Non-communicable diseases / Russian roulette

Of the 56m people who died in 2012, infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola claimed 12.8m lives, but non-communicable diseases (NCDs) killed three times as many. Cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes together account for
The Economist
added Feb 15, 2015 19:17
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[California] Smoking linked to breast, prostate cancer

Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks... Rescue Social Change Group...won a $152 million grant in 2012 to conduct anti-smoking campaigns nationwide targeting youths.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Feb 13, 2015 03:29
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U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, about 480,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes each year, but that figure may be closer to 540,000, researchers from the American Cancer Society report.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 11, 2015 22:28
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Smoking’s Health Toll Worse Than Previously Thought, Study Says

However bad you thought smoking was, it’s even worse. A new study adds at least five diseases and 60,000 deaths a year to the toll... The new findings are based on health data from nearly a million people who were followed for 10 years. In addition to t
New York Times
added Feb 11, 2015 17:45
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Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

A substantial portion of the excess mortality among current smokers between 2000 and 2011 was due to associations with diseases that have not been formally established as caused by smoking. These associations should be investigated further and, when appro
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:22
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Tobacco May Cause More Deaths than Currently Estimated

During the approximately 10 years the cohorts were followed, there were over 180,000 deaths. ... In particular, smoking was associated with at least a doubling of risk of death from several causes including renal failure, intestinal ischemia, hypertensive
American Cancer Society
added Feb 11, 2015 17:19
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