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[UK] British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use and the numbers of people who are overweight or obese, which are among the major risk factors for early death, remain “alarmingly high” across Europe. It said: “The European region has the highest levels of alco
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:50
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Mob Wives' Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola on Life After Throat Cancer: 'I'm Learning How to Swallow Again'

after two major surgeries, the once party-loving reality star, whose cancer journey will be documented on the next season of VH1's Couple's Therapy, tells PEOPLE... "I'd smoked for 40 years...."[The tumor] was blocking my airway," says Raiola. "I quit smo
People Magazine
added Sep 22, 2015 20:23
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[Asia, India] High Use Of Tobacco Is The Main Cause Of Cancer: ICMR Scientist

High prevalence of smoking and tobacco use are the main cause of cancer in the eight states of India’s northeastern region, a scientist said here on Thursday. The main cause of cancer in the eight states of India’s northeastern region is the high prevalen
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:45
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Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds hit with $34.7M verdict for family of Air Force sergeant who died of cancer

Jones Day partner David Monde argued that O’Hara’s family had already been fairly compensated by the $14.7 million award. Monde also argued that punishing R.J. Reynolds for the actions of its previous executives and board members was unfair. “You’re punis
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 16, 2015 10:59
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Letter from 40 academics and experts in support of the complaint about the research letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Hidden Formaldehyde in E-cigarette Aerosol (PDF)

it appears clear that the device used was operated in unrealistic laboratory conditions and that human subjects would never experience the exposures that were measured and used in the calculation of cancer risk. The letter is therefore based on a major me
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:51
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LETTER: BATES/FARSOLINOS: E-cigarettes need to be tested for safety under realistic conditions

In our view, Pankow et al. have not addressed adequately the key criticism of their report: that they used results from laboratory tests of e-cigarettes under conditions that rarely occur in practice to calculate a human cancer risk. Pankow et al. did no
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:40
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LETTER: PANKOW/STRONGIN/PEYTON: Formaldehyde from e-cigarettes—it's not as simple as some suggest

In their communication here, and previously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Bates & Farsalinos make numerous assertions and assumptions that are not supported by facts. We address these as follows:
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:37
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LETTER: BATES/FARSALINOS: Research letter on e-cigarette cancer risk was so misleading it should be retracted

We have documented the flaws in the experiment and cancer risk calculations and in the authors' reply to criticisms of their work, and written to the editor of NEJM requesting the retraction of the letter. Many academic journals, including NEJM, particip
Addiction
added Sep 14, 2015 22:34
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CORRESPONDENCE Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols

The authors reply: Nitzkin et al. state that high levels of formaldehyde are found only under electronic nicotine-delivery system (ENDS) conditions that will not generally be selected by the users of these devices, making our results of limited importanc
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:31
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