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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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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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