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ARCHIVE: The Mind of a Disease: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Mukherjee is good on the propaganda campaign waged by the tobacco companies, “the proverbial combination of smoke and mirrors.” As one internal industry report noted in 1969, “Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 19:52
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VIDEO: MERCHANTS OF DOUBT, Robert Kenner

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Vimeo
added Mar 30, 2015 13:09
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Tobacco advertising goes back a lot further than Sterling Cooper

In honor of Mad Men Week at The A.V. Club, we’re looking at the lifeblood of early-season ad agency Sterling Cooper: tobacco advertising...was nearly always at the forefront of new marketing methods, even as it became more controversial once people realiz
The Onion
added Mar 30, 2015 12:13
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

I learnt a big lesson very quickly: sunlight makes a very strong antiseptic for malodorous health policy. And there is no sunlight stronger than getting an issue major media attention. I soon discovered that there were remarkably few analytical historie
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:19
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ARCHIVE: DOLL/PETO: The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today

It is sometimes suggested that because a percentage of smokers do not get lung cancer, there must be other causes, or genetic variability . The conclusion may or may not be correct, but the argument for it is bogus.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:29
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TOC: JNCI'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today Richard Doll and Richard Peto / Clinical and Biological Features Associated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancers / Ep
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:13
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Doll and Peto’s Quantitative Estimates of Cancer Risks: Holding Generally True for 35 Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Doll and Peto listed cigarette smoking as the major single preventable cause of cancer in the United States, estimating that cigarette smoking accounted for about 30% of all cancer deaths in 1978...between 2005 and 2009 among those over age 35 years 84%
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:26
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[USA] Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

Growing concern: Tobacco products still pose significant risks to health, and while the number of smokers in the United States has significantly declined, for every American smoker who has quit, the global rate of smoking has increased.
The Star (my)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:52
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This law professor might have saved more lives than any doctor

"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" features...John Banzhaf's legal complaint about cigarette commercials led to a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission [FCC] requiring broadcasters to make hundreds of millions of dollars available free for
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 28, 2015 07:41
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Ask the Rabbi: Tattoos, tobacco and a Frozen themed seder

At the beginning of the last century, Rabbi Yisrael Meir of Radin, the Chofetz Chaim, wrote that it is forbidden for a person to accustom himself to smoking. In more recent times, the dangers of smoking have become undeniable. The Torah is emphatic when
Jewish News (uk)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59
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