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Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis / But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Cancer survivors are about 50 percent more likely to quit smoking two years after their diagnosis than smokers without cancer, a new study found. While the finding buttresses the theory that a cancer diagnosis can be a "teachable moment" to promote smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 21, 2015 15:29

FORM 10-Q / For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2015

A discussion of the legal proceedings relating to cigarette products is set forth below under the heading “— Litigation Affecting the Cigarette Industry.” All of the references under that heading to tobacco-related litigation, smoking and health litigatio
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:59

Gwynn speaks on Hall of Fame father's use of smokeless tobacco on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday

It's been less than a year since the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer, and Gwynn's passing has brought many calls for Major League Baseball to ban the use of smokeless tobacco. As baseball and its players association move towa
added Apr 19, 2015 17:18

[Louisiana] Does Angie Know? Brad Sneaks Away For Cigarette Break In New Orleans

The revelation that Pitt is smoking is especially shocking considering 39-year-old Jolie shared her struggle in order to raise awareness amongst those who might be at high risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Radar Magazine
added Apr 19, 2015 17:01

[Massachusetts] Study: E-cigarettes may cause cancer-like cell growth

“But there is definitely some evidence of damage to cells that have been exposed. The electronic cigarette contains liquids, and when they burn, they have other substances in the liquid that could be disease-causing.” “We really have no idea the potentia
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 19, 2015 10:45

[Asia-pacific] Record number of people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan (update)

A total of 11,692 were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, 6 percent more than in the previous year.... problem of secondhand smoke should not be underestimated, the HPA said. Based on a previous survey conducted by the administration, the percentage of
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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[Europe] Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

The researchers analyzed more than 24 studies that included over 29,000 smokers of European ancestry. They found that people with a certain variation in a nicotine receptor gene called CHRNA5 were more likely to keep smoking for four years after those wi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2015 13:59

Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54

Ostomy bag-wearing student, 19, wages war on new anti-smoking advert warning smokers they might end up like her

Hattie Gladwell, 19, blogs about her experience of living with an ostomy bag after undergoing emergency surgery for ulcerative colitis / She is calling for a new anti-smoking advert to be banned because it warns that they might get colon cancer and be for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 03:38

Curt Schilling Pens Letter To Teenage Self About Chewing Tobacco

Schilling announced last year he believed that chewing tobacco for years caused his oral cancer. Writing in The Player’s Tribune, Schilling pens a letter to “16-year-old Curt,” urging his younger self to make a difference choice. “Tomorrow at lunch, a ki
added Apr 13, 2015 11:21
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