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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan

It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; 1 billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoy better health and wellbeing. WHO estimates th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2018 11:02
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Third-hand smoke, or the smoke that transfers into surfaces and clothes, can damage your liver

A study published in the journal Clinical Science found that third-hand smoke can damage the liver. A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside aimed to determine what health effects can third-hand smoke cause and how long it take
NaturalNews Network
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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Cigarette smoke directly damages muscles in the body

new research shows that components in cigarette smoke directly damages your muscles. The research, published in The Journal of Physiology, indicates that smoking decreases the number of small blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to muscles in the
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2018 00:28
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Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers: study

researchers focused on the link between lung cancer and tobacco use, analyzing all diagnoses of lung cancer since 1995 and data on the number of smokers since 1970. Scientists hoped to find some link to explain why lung cancer rates among women born sinc
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 24, 2018 16:10
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study sa
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2018 15:54
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Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

A new study from China suggests letting your skin come into contact with PAHs when you grill food is even more harmful than just savoring the aroma. And clothing won't fully protect you against them. PAHs can cause lung disease and DNA mutations, the re
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:33
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Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers: Study

Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But inhaling the chemical as part of heated e-cigarette vapor appears to inhib
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:32
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Lung Cancer Rate Now Higher in Young Women Than Young Men

In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have droppe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:31
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E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit, But Cash Might

Vaping has been touted as a way to help smokers quit, but new research finds e-cigarettes and free nicotine replacement products barely move the motivation needle. "As best we know right now, the most effective tool to help all smokers stop is to pay the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:29
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