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[UK] Doctors should give smokers a CT scan of their lungs to encourage them to give up the deadly habit, study advises

The scare tactic may allows smokers to receive an early detection of lung cancer / A new British trial found this method was twice as effective at helping them quit / Tobacco is linked to 17 types of cancer, including lung, throat and bladder
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:32
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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Florida Jury Awards $1.6 Million To Plaintiff In Retrial Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

a woman’s lung cancer and death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s failure to warn her about the dangers of smoking and awarded her husband $1.65 million (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2017 21:17
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How long will YOU survive your cancer battle? Interactive calculator allows patients to discover their probability of dying from the disease over 10 years

It shows survival rates for breast, lung, colon, prostate, rectum and melanoma But the test doesn't take into account various factors that can accelerate death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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A New Biography Looks at Sarah Vaughan, the Singer Known as Sassy

Her instrument, at least, had never let her down, and Vaughan took it for granted, smoking and snorting coke. In 1989, she learned she had lung cancer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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VIDEO: Eliminating tobacco companies from investment portfolios | Bronwyn King | TEDxSydney

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of the
You Tube
added Aug 1, 2017 00:14
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[Florida] Morgan & Morgan Wins $1.65M Verdict, Scores Major Victory Against Big Tobacco

Morgan & Morgan, the nation's largest plaintiffs' firm, is thrilled to announce that its attorneys Craig Stevens and John Dill scored a major $1,650,000 verdict in a landmark victory against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds this week, ending an eight year lo
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2017 03:44
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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Philip Morris Responsible for Florida Rail Worker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Begins

“The nicotine hook was set firmly in Don Pearson. He would smoke to feed that addiction for 34 years,” the Gunn Law Group’s Lee Gunn IV told jurors Wednesday. “And that smoke, it would feed a lung cancer.” Pearson, 51, a railway employee for much of his
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 15, 2017 23:35
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