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Will Cancer Society's Redo Be Its Undoing?

DeVita talked about ...the Society's ongoing "transformation plan," ....Topping his list of concerns is the ACS's traditional commitment to funding research explaining that that in 1945 Mary Lasker wanted 25% of all monies raised by ACS to go to research,
MedPage Today
added Jan 26, 2015 11:30
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[UK] Some e-cigarettes may release more cancer causing chemicals than regular tobacco, study suggests

Certain electronic cigarettes used at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical / However the research, done in test tubes, does not prove a health risk / Also does not mean e-cigarettes are better o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:49
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[Florida] Philip Morris Cleared In $29M Engle Trial ($$)

jury cleared Philip Morris USA Inc. on Friday of liability in one of the year's first Engle progeny trials, rejecting a former smoker's ... allegations the cigarette maker's product and actions caused his laryngeal cancer. Plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.'s case i
Law360
added Jan 24, 2015 18:35
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 19

Jose Vila v. Philip Morris... The verdict, which jurors took more than six hours to reach, gives tobacco manufacturers the win in the first state court Engle progeny case to come to trial in 2015. On Wednesday, however, a federal jury in Jacksonville hit
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:25
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Vila v. Philip Morris

claims defendant tobacco manufacturer, Philip Morris, concealed the dangers of its cigarettes while furthering an addiction to nicotine that caused Vila's smoking-related illness. Outcome Verdict in favor of the defense.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:23
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[Florida] Philip Morris Defense Prevails in $22M Laryngeal Cancer Suit

found Philip Morris-brand cigarettes did not cause the cancer that cost Jose Vila his larynx. A decades-long smoker, Vila sought up to $21.9 million in damages in his Engle progeny claim against the tobacco company. However, Robert McCarter, representing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:21
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Electronic Cigarettes Might Not Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) might appeal to cancer patients whose doctors have advised to quit smoking. The devices are marketed as a relatively benign alternative, although there is not yet adequate information to support this perception. They s
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jan 23, 2015 13:27
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Is Your Data Safe at Healthcare.gov?

[AP] report that the health insurance site has been sharing user data …with companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook. ...it could then “start showing you smoking ads or infer your risk of cancer based on where you live, how old you are and your status
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 12:30
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Study Links E-Cigarettes to Formaldehyde, Cancer Risk

Research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found high-powered tanks used in e-cigarettes to heat nicotine-laced liquid produced a type of formaldehyde not previously detected in e-cigarettes, making the cancer risk from formaldeh
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 22, 2015 08:10
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High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds

"We've found there is a hidden form of formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapor that has not typically been measured. It's a chemical that contains formaldehyde in it, and that formaldehyde can be released after inhalation," Pankow said. "People shouldn't assum
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2015 08:09
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