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New York, Connecticut Report Highest Lung Cancer Survival Rates

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.
WSHU (Fairfield, CT)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:08
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Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

Connecticut lung cancer patients have some the highest survival rates and rates of early diagnosis in the country, according to a new report from the American Lung Association. The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added Mar 8, 2018 00:59
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E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

E-cigarette vapor contains 5 cancer-causing toxins, study says / Adolescents using e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking cigarettes, research shows
CNN
added Mar 8, 2018 00:51
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[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45
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Even e-cigarettes with NO nicotine raise cancer risk for teens, study warns

analyzed urine and saliva from 67 teens who used e-cigarettes and found they had been exposed to some of the same chemicals in tobacco that cause cancer. Under-18s are almost three times more likely to use e-cigarettes than adults, according to the most
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:22
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comprehensive review provides further proof that fda should ban menthol cigarettes

a Truth Initiative® review of more than 80 studies on menthol tobacco products provides additional proof that the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban the products to benefit public health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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tobacco and the environment

Billions of cigarettes — about 267 billion in 2015 — are smoked each year in the United States. They are the most littered item in the country. The waste from cigarettes can leach toxic chemicals into the environment, leading to land, water and air pollut
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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Much-Debated 'Daubert' Standard Has Its Day in Florida Supreme Court

Richard DeLisle filed an asbestos lawsuit against Crane Co., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several other defendants in 2013, just before the Legislature passed the Daubert amendment. He won an $8 million verdict linking his mesothelioma to the defendant
Law.com
added Mar 7, 2018 15:35
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[Canada] Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implementation

Assessments of perceived behavioral responses to hypothetical menthol flavor bans are useful1; however, there is no guarantee that individuals will follow through with their planned behaviors. This study compares respondents’ planned behavior before the b
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Mar 7, 2018 15:10
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[Canada] GLANTZ/GARDINER: Local Movement to Ban Menthol Tobacco Products as a Result of Federal Inaction

JAMA Internal Medicine
added Mar 7, 2018 15:09
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