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Tobacco cessation must be included as part of standard clinical care for cancer patients

While tobacco use can significantly hamper cancer treatment, few cancer researchers are incorporating tobacco assessment into their clinical studies. That's the conclusion
News-Medical.net
added Jun 18, 2012 09:01
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes 'lesser of two evils'

Electronic cigarettes are an increasingly popular option for those trying to quit smoking, but they come with their own set of warnings.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:24
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BENTLEY: Merchants Of Doubt: How Public Health Uses Tobacco Tactics Against E-Cigarettes

The hostility toward e-cigarettes is so great that attempts to sow doubt about the relative risks of vaping versus smoking bear a striking resemblance to the efforts of tobacco companies in the 20th century to mask the true nature of their products. For
Forbes
added Feb 3, 2017 13:38
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[Canada] How Big Tobacco skirts Ottawa's ban on flavoured cigarettes

Watermelon-flavoured cigarillos, maple syrup cigars that smell like warm pancakes, skinny minty-flavoured cigarettes that look like a lipstick. They are all part of the latest collection of starter tobacco products with obvious kid-friendly appeal. And
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 17, 2014 14:33
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Air Space: E-Cigarette Reg Leaked to Industry?

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) put up a picture of the scanned document on its website Friday, indicating it was the "Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:49
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Smoking Long or Ultralong Cigarettes Increases Risk of Lung Cancer

"While the significant risks of smoking are well known and accepted, very little information exists on the health risks of different sizes of cigarettes," said Darcy Marciniuk, MD, FCCP and President of the ACCP. "This study indicates that there is an ad
MarketWired
added Oct 28, 2013 01:17
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VIDEO: Dr. Gerald Grosso Interviewed on Fox News on Drug Use and E-Cigarettes

about the recent trend of dangerous drugs being sold at smoke shops for use in electronic cigarettes, namely the substance sold under the name "Blue Blossom."  Watch the entire segment below:
Morningside Recovery
added Oct 13, 2013 21:00
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