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ARCHIVE: Radon Control Activities for Lung Cancer Prevention in National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Plans, 2005–2011

approximately half of cancer coalitions may not be aware of radon as a public health issue. CCC-developed cancer coalitions and plans should prioritize tobacco control to address lung cancer but should consider addressing radon through partnership with ex
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 25, 2014 15:59

Study examines increase in lung cancer risk from combined radon and tobacco smoke exposure

In the words of Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the University of Kentucky's colleges of nursing and public health, Kentucky has the "triple crown of lung cancer" - the country's highest rate of smoking combined with high rates of second-hand smoke exposure
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 25, 2014 15:43

[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54

ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Will Hoosiers ever get it when it comes to smoking?

like the American Lung Association’s report, we urge both elected officials and regular citizens in Indiana to renew a commitment to “eliminate tobacco-caused death and disease.” Seems more than logical to us.
Goshen (IN) News
added Feb 23, 2014 15:38

CDC: US smokers dropped from 20.9% in 2005 to 18.1% in 2012

"Smokers today have a greater risk of developing lung cancer than they did when the first Surgeon General's report was released in 1964, even though they smoke fewer cigarettes," Lushniak said in a statement. "How cigarettes are made and the chemicals t
added Jan 18, 2014 21:50

OVERVIEW: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General

The tobacco epidemic was initiated and has been sustained by the tobacco industry, which deliberately misled the public about the risks of smoking cigarettes. Despite significant progress since the first Surgeon General’s report, issued 50 years ago, sm
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Jan 17, 2014 10:19

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

decreased smoking has reduced the number of lung cancers, Jemal said. But some cancers, such as pancreatic cancer, for which there is no screening and for which treatment often comes too late, remain just as deadly, he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2014 21:05

Screening for Lung Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement FREE ONLINE FIRST

USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography in adults aged 55 to 80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued once a p
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Dec 30, 2013 18:58

Adult Mortality Rate Highest In Tobacco-Friendly Southern States: Is Smoking To Blame?

adults in central southern states, which are notoriously tobacco-friendly, die more frequently than those in other states. A new study from Brown University suggests the shift in higher mortality rates to Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee may
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2013 01:27
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