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E-Cig Maker Says Flavor Ban Will Harm Smokers Aiming to Quit

The CEO of electronic cigarette giant JUUL Labs is weighing in on a proposed nationwide ban on tobacco flavorings, claiming that removing flavors from e-cigarettes would represent a deterrent for adult smokers who want to use the products to quit... "We
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:26
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Study Clarifies Mutation Role in NSCLC

Loss of the resistance gene targeted by osimertinib (Tagrisso) led to early emergence of resistance involving competing mechanisms in patients with previously treated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a multicenter cohort study showed.
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:24
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HPV Linked to Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

Esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection have a more favorable prognosis compared with HPV-negative disease and are possibly amenable to less-intensive treatment, authors of a retrospective r
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:23
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[UK-Scotland] Lung Cancer and Exercise: Is There Adherence to the Advice?

But he also acknowledged that getting a handle on his physical fitness post-treatment wasn't easy, and it's an experience he shares with postoperative patients as a "patient peer" at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank, Scotland. "A lot of
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:20
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Registration for Tobacco Product Application Review: A Public Meeting

to be held on October 22-23, 2018 at the Tommy Douglas Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. Please use this page to register to attend the workshop, either in-person or by viewing the live webcast, no later than September 21, 2018. FDA may limit the numbe
SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Aug 3, 2018 22:43
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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Acute Effect of Hookah Smoking on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections in Adults Aged 18 to 34 Years of Age

the present study shows for the first time that in young adult hookah smokers, a single hookah smoking session causes an acute increase in arterial stiffness of comparable magnitude to what has been previously reported for cigarettes. Further research is
American Journal of Cardiology
added Aug 3, 2018 21:44
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[California] Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

As more local governments consider tobacco flavor bans like the one upheld by San Francisco voters in early June, tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descript
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2018 20:08
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Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descriptive to get around these restrictions, CDC researchers report. They found that between 2012 and 2016, cigar sales i
MedPage Today
added Aug 7, 2018 17:49
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CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The new funding will be raised to support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 30 percent of cancer deaths this year will be ca
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:28
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