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U.S. to Increase Production of the Ebola Drug ZMapp, but May Not Meet Demand

The Department of Health and Human Services is in advanced discussions to enlist Caliber Biotherapeutics, a Texas company that can produce the drug in millions of tobacco plants, according to federal officials and pharmaceutical industry executives.
New York Times
added Oct 2, 2014 01:21
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An Overview Of The U.S. Tobacco Market

tactics used by the US manufacturers during the later part of the twentieth century were both deceitful and the spread of misinformation led to an inordinate amount of preventable deaths. However, this article is not to focus on the moral aspects of smoki
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 1, 2014 16:54
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[Florida] Vape Business Booms As 90% of Smokers Try to Quit Cigarettes through Vaping

Dave Gerboth finds it strange that his favorite place to socialize these days is at a vape shop. The 43-year-old has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day for more than twenty years, but just five months ago he started the process of quitting with a
MainStreet.com
added Oct 1, 2014 15:47
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AUDIO: The discount that links big tobacco to the military

defense department spends $1.6 billion a year on tobacco-related expenses, like treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite the numbers, members of the military get discounts on all kinds of products at military base stores, including tobacco
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Oct 1, 2014 09:04
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society (National Office) | R E P E A T -- New Federal Regulations on Flavoured Tobacco Fail to Give Kids the Protection they Deserve, says Canadian Cancer Society/

Canadian Cancer Society says that flavoured tobacco regulations announced late Monday close one loophole but fall short of what the federal government can and should be doing to protect young Canadians from an urgent health risk.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:20
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Health Canada cracking down on flavoured smokes aimed at young smokers

Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too late. Health Minister Rona Ambrose is proposing regulatory amendments that would further restrict ac
Canadian Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:43
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McKEE / SALNER: A Cancer Battle We Can Win

We can achieve a solid win against cancer. CT lung screening for high-risk populations, with high quality standards, is ready for prime time. The government should move quickly to cover this lifesaving intervention for Medicare users.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:42
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E-cigarettes in the workplace: A cigarette by any other name?

employers need to monitor their state and local legislatures for regulations governing the use of e-cigarettes. A conservative strategy of extending any ban (or restriction) on smoking to include e-cigarettes may ensure compliance with municipal regulatio
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Sep 30, 2014 05:30
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$211 Million in Community Prevention Grants go to 193 Organizations in Every State / TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... These grants: Support community-driven prevention efforts targeted at reducing toba
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:24
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Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) scr
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:21
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