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[West Virginia] Defendants Want Asbestos Plaintiffs Precluded From Raising Tobacco-Use Issues ($$)

Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $4 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

[PMUSA] moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit in which a jury awarded the widow of a man who died from lung cancer $4 million because of improper testimony from an expert, excluding evidence and improper closing arguments (Jo E. Freeman v. Philip
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:15
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Diet, tobacco use, and high systolic blood pressure were the leading causes of deaths while tobacco use, high body mass index, and diet were the leading risk factors for DALYs. For example, dietary risks accounted for 529 299 deaths in 2016, with 83.9% of
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Apr 14, 2018 19:14
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Tobacco Use Data Supports Efforts to Reduce Burden of Smoking-Associated Cancers

The burden of tobacco-based cancers could be lessened using tobacco use data collected from cancer registries, a study published in Cancer has shown... Data from cancer registries on tobacco use at diagnosis may assist in clarifying usage patterns and und
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Apr 13, 2018 16:00
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Capture of tobacco use among population‐based registries: Findings from 10 National Program of Cancer Registries states

Studies to evaluate the validity of specific tobacco‐related variables and the ability of cancer registries to capture this information from the medical record are needed to gauge the usefulness of collecting these variables through cancer surveillance sy
Cancer
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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[Asia, China] State Media Blames Cooking, Secondhand Smoke for Lung Cancer

Cooking fumes and secondhand smoke may be responsible for a rising incidence of lung cancer in China’s nonsmoking women, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper reported Thursday. The article follows a report published earlier this year by t
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:54
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke, cooking cause lung cancer among non-smoking women

women who don't smoke can also get lung cancer due to their exposure to secondhand smoke and cooking oil fumes, according to a report by the China Cancer Center. The report complied data from China's 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, a
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Apr 12, 2018 18:02
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Death rates RISE for young people in 19 states after years of falling due to drug abuse and ‘diseases of despair’ as new figures reveal which states have the highest and lowest life expectancy

Heart disease and lung cancer were the number one and two killers of Americans in 2016, just as they were in 1990. That comes despite reduced smoking rates and more widespread use of treatments to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure have led to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:35
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American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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[Australia] Age no barrier to lung cancer survival

A person's chance of surviving lung cancer doesn't depend on age - getting diagnosed early is what counts. Research presented at the Australian Lung Cancer Conference in Sydney on Tuesday shows there is no correlation between age and lung cancer surviva
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:40
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