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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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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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Passive smoking hurts pets as much as people

After Clover’s death — and after being diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease herself — Goddard quit smoking, and now she hopes sharing her story will encourage other pet owners to protect their animals from passive smoke.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:30
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Think Like a Doctor: Thinner / Solve a medical mystery with Dr. Lisa Sanders.

They thought maybe her emphysema – a souvenir of 30 years of smoking – was acting up, so they gave her some prednisone, too. That was about 10 days earlier. She was feeling a little better, but still not great. She saw her primary care physician the week
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 5, 2015 11:08
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[Asia, Philippines] Jam Sebastian’s case an 'eye-opener' on danger of passive smoking

Rojas partly blamed the lax implementation of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobaco Regulation Act for the deaths. He said several areas in Metro Manila that are supposed to be smoke-free places, such as comedy bars, airports and bus terminals, are often found
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:29
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New Lung Ca Screening Criteria Reduce False Positives

New criteria developed by the American College of Radiology for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduced the false-positive rate by 75% compared with previous guidelines, researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2015 08:13
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Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire consequences are just being seen now in wealthy countries, the researchers explained.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:54
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[Kentucky] Retired U.S. Sen. Wendell H. Ford dies at 90

In 1998, just before his retirement, Ford said, “I tried to stop smoking once or twice -- but not for very long. The only health problems I’ve ever had are two hernia surgeries and an aneurysm. I’m in good health, and I have no intention of stoppin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33
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Wendell H. Ford, Kentucky Governor and Senator, Dies at 90

Mr. Ford learned he had lung cancer in July, she said. In Washington, Mr. Ford was best known for his defense of the tobacco industry
New York Times
added Jan 22, 2015 13:50
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IARC: Most types of cancer not due to "bad luck"

nearly half of all cancer cases worldwide can be prevented. This is supported in practice by rigorous scientific evidence ... Notable examples include drops in rates of lung cancer and other tobacco-related cancers after reductions in smoking
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:43
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