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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Why Trans-Pacific pact is worrying health activists

tobacco has been carved out of this deal; but that is a disservice to health, as it makes other aspects of health vulnerable for companies to exploit, said Menghaney. Health is not just about tobacco, there are medicines for lung cancer, for example, that
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:34
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IASLC Issues New Statement on Tobacco Control and Smoking Cessation / New International Policy Guidelines Presented at the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer

The statement calls for higher taxes on tobacco products, comprehensive advertising and promotion bans of all tobacco products and product regulation including pack warnings. “Tax policies that increased the cost of cigarettes have played a prominent role
PR Web
added Sep 8, 2015 10:36
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GE Healthcare First to Receive FDA Clearance for Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

GE Healthcare is proud to be the first company with a low dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening optioni that is cleared by the U.S. FDA for lung cancer screening.ii Both the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Centers for
Business Wire
added Aug 17, 2015 09:49
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[UK] Smoking debate sparked by Superhospital portrayal of lung cancer patient Glyn

Terminally ill Glyn Moss was filmed smoking a cigarette on the ITV show Superhospital, filmed at the Royal Derby Hospital, where posters ask people not to smoke... He was heard to say that he had "cut down on the ciggies" but, in a hospital that has noti
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:12
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ONG: Tobacco Cessation—We Can Do Better

Recent data also suggest that focusing only on mortality from conditions in which causal relationships have been established underestimates smoking-related mortality because an additional 17% of excess smoking-related mortality is associated with causes n
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:20
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[Kentucky] Combined effects of tobacco smoke and radon put Kentuckians at heightened risk of lung cancer

In Kentucky, a trifecta of risk factors contributes to a high prevalence of lung cancer. High smoking rates and weak or nonexistent smoke-free laws in Kentucky are undeniably linked to high rates of lung cancer, but the soil underground also poses consi
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jun 13, 2015 08:20
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[UK] Deaths from cancer soar due to obesity, smoking and living longer:

The rise of smoking in developing countries accounts for lung cancer topping of the list of most new cases in 2013...The Global Burden of Disease, provides a comprehensive assessment of new cases of cancer, and cancer-related death and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:01
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[New York] Roswell Park, Cuba to develop lung cancer vaccine

this is the first involving a study with Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology to research a vaccine already in use in the Caribbean nation. She said the vaccine, which is injected, will be subject to clinical trials, pending federal approval, and that t
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 22, 2015 18:25
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[Asia-pacific] Record number of people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan (update)

A total of 11,692 were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012, 6 percent more than in the previous year.... problem of secondhand smoke should not be underestimated, the HPA said. Based on a previous survey conducted by the administration, the percentage of
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:12
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[Kentucky] Beshear Vetoes Part Of Tobacco Settlement Bill, Revenue Less Than Expected

The bill had set aside money to fill an estimated $26.6 million shortfall to fund agriculture, lung cancer research and early childhood programs. The governor deleted the line that would have appropriated $26.6 million, saying that the shortfall has grow
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:45
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