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Cancer top cause of death for New Yorkers of Chinese descent

Smoking and cancer are often linked, and alarmingly, that seems to be the case for Chinese New Yorkers....The city government also is working to spread an anti-smoking message in Chinese-language media outlets. "We need more data like this out there, s
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:46
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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[UK] Lung cancer decline: Smoking ban has helped almost TWO million give up in a decade

It's believed the laws on smoking have triggered one of the biggest impacts on public health in the last decade. With smoking causing four in five cases of lung cancer, it's likely the ban will go on to save lives for many decades to come.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 3, 2017 14:19
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[UK] The smoking ban came in TEN years ago - so has it worked?

Cigarettes are still very much a part of our culture, and startling figures reveal that each day the equivalent of a classroom full of children start smoking... “The Smokefree legacy has had a phenomenally positive impact on societal attitudes to smoking
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[Denmark, UK] AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Self-reported smoking underestimates disease risk. Smoking affects DNA methylation... Conclusion AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation, a marker of smoking behaviour, provides potentially clinical relevant predictions of future smoking-related morbidity and
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:48
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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco super funds

Dr Bronwyn King...when she found out that she was funding the very industry responsible for slowly killing her patients...she has helped rid almost half of Australia's super funds of tobacco investment.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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Largest genome-wide study of lung cancer susceptibility identifies new causes

Although tobacco smoking is the main risk factor, past studies have shown heritability of lung cancer estimated at 18%. Previous genomewide association studies have identified several lung cancer susceptibility loci but most of its heritability remains un
EurekAlert
added Jun 13, 2017 20:59
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[UK] This man had lung cancer and took on a shopping centre over people STILL flouting 2007 smoking ban

Dave Webb, 59, told Royal Victoria Place shopping centre the 'no smoking' signs were "totally ignored" at cafe Naked Coffee in Ely Court. He also told centre staff there was an "unofficial smoking area" used by shoppers and workers just outside the cent
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:31
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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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