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[Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont] Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England

"But we should emphasize that smoking remains the most common and strongest risk factor for bladder cancer, and therefore smoking cessation is the best method for reducing bladder cancer risk."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2016 16:07
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[UK] Medics warn over restricted surgery to overweight people

Policies to restrict surgery based on a person's weight could affect a "significant proportion" of the population, the RCS said The RCS said people who are overweight and smokers are becoming "soft targets" for NHS savings after its latest report found t
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27
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[Pennsylvania] Sanders ponders legality of cigarettes

There is "almost the question as to why" cigarettes are legal in the United States, Bernie Sanders said in an interview aired Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." The remark came as Sanders explained his opposition to a proposed tax on sugary drinks in Phi
Politico
added Apr 24, 2016 23:32
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[Asia, India] 'Tobacco' As Food Item To Ban It, Suggests Delhi Government To Centre

health department has urged the Centre to amend the definition of 'Food' and label 'tobacco' as a food item in the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006..."It is mentionable that no government will allow to put anything inside the mouth which is a poison or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:21
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[UK] Smokers and obese people 'soft targets' for NHS savings, say surgeons

Royal College of Surgeons says financially challenged clinical groups are restricting access based on lifestyle factors Patients are being told to quit smoking or slim down before they qualify for surgery
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 12:46
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Should we welcome food industry funding of public health research?

Researchers should accept research grants from the food industry, write Paul Aveyard and Derek Yach, but Anna B Gilmore and Simon Capewell say that it biases science
British Medical Journal
added Apr 21, 2016 10:28
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Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates

Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter, demonstrated in
EurekAlert
added Apr 20, 2016 16:07
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[New York] Dr. Thomas Farley Takes on Big Food and Big Tobacco

Which had the most impact? A. I would say it was our efforts to reduce smoking. During the time of the Bloomberg administration, smoking rates fell by about 25 percent in New York. Since then they’ve fallen by about a third. That’s about 400,000 fewer sm
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 13:23
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Could WATERCRESS be an unlikely tool in fight against smoking? Extract taken several times a day 'DETOXIFIES carcinogens in cigarettes'

Taking the plant extract several times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in smokers... 'Having a tolerable, nontoxic treatment, like watercress extract, that can protect smokers against cancer would be an incredi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:06
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[Australia] Anti-smoking drugs could stub out your sugar cravings: Common treatment that targets brain's 'reward pathways' may be used on people who are addicted to sugar

Researchers in Queensland, Australia, found drug can reduce cravings / Discovery could prove a significant breakthrough in the war on obesity / If everyone had a healthy intake of sugar the NHS could save £14billion
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 03:33
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