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[Australia] The cause of death that has TRIPLED in just one year after an outbreak of a contagious virus - and the cities where people are most likely to be affected

Heart disease continued to the leading cause of death last year, followed by dementia, stroke, respiratory diseases and lung cancer....lung cancer often linked to smoking, was the fifth most common cause of death in 2017
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:10
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More Evidence that Screening Cuts Lung Cancer Deaths

Lung cancer mortality decreased by 26% in high-risk men and by as much as 61% in women who had screening chest CT scans, a large randomized European study called NELSON showed. The trial showed a consistent reduction in lung cancer mortality of 24%-26%
MedPage Today
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court overturns Reynolds legal victory, reinstates $18.5M in damages

In June 2014, a Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom. Odom is the daughter of Juanita Thurston, who died of lung cancer in 1993 at age 58. She smoked several ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 19:51
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[UK] Death map of the world: Major report of 180 countries reveals how many people will die before their 70th birthday (so, how does your nation rank?)

'NCDs are the main cause of premature death for most countries. 'Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational industries, and weak health care systems are making chronic diseases a larger danger to human health than traditional
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:07
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[Florida] In Trial Against Philip Morris, Questions Surround Cause of 31-Year-Old Smoker's Deadly Cancer

a 31-year-old smoker...Chadwell, who was a two-pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 15...his preferred Marlboros, died in 1993 after a year-long battle with cancer....“Simply put, smoking-related lung cancers just don’t happen in people as young as Mr. Ch
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:07
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[UK] Thousands of British women are dying too young because they 'try to drink, eat and smoke like men', with many developing diabetes, heart disease and cancer

Cancer Research UK said lung cancer rates are still peaking among women, years after they fell for men. This is because many women in the UK took up smoking in the 1960s and 1970s – but were slower to give up when men started kicking the habit a few dec
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:00
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The Toxic Air We Breathe

Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Lung Cancer,† by Urbanization of County of Residence§ — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016

In both years, the rate of lung cancer death was higher in nonmetropolitan areas than in metropolitan areas. In 2016, the lung cancer death rate in noncore counties was 48.6 per 100,000 compared with 33.0 in large central metropolitan counties.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 17, 2018 18:32
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO MAKES SIGNIFICANT STEP ON TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION; FDA TO CONTINUE ITS EVALUATION ON MODIFIED-RISK CLAIMS FOR CAMEL SNUS

advanced R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s efforts to communicate reduced-risk information to consumers regarding its Camel Snus products...(TPSAC) recognized that the available science supports that switching completely from cigarettes to Camel Snus can si
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:56
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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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