Headlines Tagged with Cancer — 4,994 headlines found
In this Engle progeny lawsuit, Mary Cooper, a smoker for several decades, claims she contracted laryngeal cancer because of her addiction to cigarettes.
Aug 12, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:20
Utah could go from yellow to green in ACS CAN's How Do You Measure Up? report if policymakers adopt policy to broaden access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage for low-income persons including childless adults. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Aug 6, 2015 Business Wire
added Aug 7, 2015 20:02
“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
Aug 7, 2015 KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57
Mayor Martin J. Walsh will send an ordinance to ban smokeless tobacco in ballparks across the Hub next week to the City Council for approval, and he has the support of a Red Sox hero and the franchise. "I love the thought of out of sight out of mind," sa
Aug 5, 2015 Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 7, 2015 10:03
From storied Fenway Park to youth baseball diamonds across the city, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for a ban on dip, snuff and chewing tobacco. With former Red Sox pitcher and mouth cancer survivor Curt Schilling at his side, the mayor on Wedne
Aug 6, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 7, 2015 09:48
Kansas draws praise for raising tobacco taxes this year, for cancer pain control policies, and for its statewide Indoor Clean Air Act. But the state received failing marks for six other policy areas.
Aug 6, 2015 KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Aug 6, 2015 11:59
Florida lawmakers have not done their part in the battle to prevent cancer, even as the disease kills tens of thousands...high-school smoking rate dropped to 8.6 percent in 2013...room for improvement, especially when it comes to spending on tobacco preve
Aug 6, 2015 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 6, 2015 11:57
It got the lowest ranking possible in the following five areas: cigarette tax rates, smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention and cessation services program funding, indoor tanning device restrictions and increased access to Medicaid.
Aug 6, 2015 Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Aug 6, 2015 11:55
The state met just four out of nine benchmarks in an American Cancer Society report due out Thursday, and fell short in two areas in particular: access to palliative care and funding for smoking prevention and cessation programs.
Aug 6, 2015 Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 6, 2015 11:54
“But to leverage this progress, the Governor and New York State legislators must take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money. In New York State alone in 2015, more than 107,800 peopl
Aug 6, 2015 Empire State News
added Aug 6, 2015 11:52