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[UK] Marijuana DOES cause schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, experts say in landmark study that slams most of the drug's medical benefits as 'unproven'

Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug's effects to date. A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, and might help s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia, China] A Poem Praises Smog, and Why Not? It’s From Cancer’s Perspective

Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer in China, and while smoking, especially among men, is a prime culprit, Dr. Zhao stressed... “Most of the female lung cancer patients are nonsmokers,” he said. “Some are little girls. I even had a 9-year-old patie
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2017 19:25
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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report

"The drop in cancer mortality is primarily the result of large declines in the four major causes of cancer death -- lung, colorectal, breast and prostate...This progress is driven by declines in smoking prevalence beginning in the 1960s, and improvements
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:14
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[Massachusetts] Product Liability MVP: Latham & Watkins' Kenneth Parsigian ($$)

Latham & Watkins partner Kenneth Parsigian’s work in helping defeat a class of healthy Marlboro smokers who were seeking to stick Philip Morris with a nearly $190 million tab for annual preventive lung screenings won a spot on this year’s list of Product
Law360
added Dec 23, 2016 13:54
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Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is a non-profit pan-European organisation...we call upon all stakeholders to support...The promotion of effective prevention policies, which encourage smoking cessation, reduce exposure to carcinogens and control;
EurActiv
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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Ibuprofen could reduce smokers' risk of death from lung cancer

Participants were followed-up for an average of 18 years, and the researchers pinpointed their cause-specific mortality status using data from the National Death Index up until 2006. The researchers used Cox proportional hazards regression models to est
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Austria] IBUPROFEN REDUCES RISK OF DEATH FROM LUNG CANCER AMONG FORMER AND CURRENT SMOKERS, RESEARCHERS SAY

Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
Inquisitr
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[Australia] 'Tis the season of the social smoker

they're lighting up like Christmas trees. 'Tis the season of the social smoker and researchers suggest their ranks are growing... Despite a recent study finding long term, low level smoking makes them nine times more likely to die from lung cancer than
Queensland Country Life (au)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:03
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Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25
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[UK] AA Gill: “More life with your kids, more life with your friends, more life spent on earth — but only if you pay”

The millions of pounds smokers have contributed to the government's coffers via taxes on tobacco must be taken into account when NICE consider whether or not the NHS should be able to offer life extending treatment for smoking related lung cancer - smo
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 15:36
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