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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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[Florida] $5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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[Florida] Punitives Phase Begins In Engle Trial Against PM, RJR ($$)

The family of a smoker who died in 1995 began a trial for punitive damages on Thursday against Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds after being awarded millions of dollars in compensatory damages on Wednesday. The husband, daughter, and son of Joyce Brown
Law360
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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Lung Cancer Screening: A Chance to Quit Smoking?

Lung cancer screening may represent a particularly advantageous setting for reaching high-risk smokers who could benefit from counseling and other treatments to help them kick the habit, according to a pilot randomized trial. In a personalized telephone c
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2017 15:26
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Oxfordshire e-cigarette vendors welcome Cancer Research UK study into vaping effects

Compared with full-time tobacco smokers e-cigarette users had 97 per cent lower levels of a toxic chemical associated with lung cancer. Bobby Hembrow, assistant manager at e-cigarette sellers 420 Skate Store in Cowley Road, said the results were no surp
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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LUNGevity Announces Funding Opportunity for First-Ever Lung Cancer Early Detection and Interception Dream Team

has issued a Call for Ideas for research proposals that focus on lung cancer early detection and interception: catching precancerous cells and blocking them from turning into cancer cells. The interdisciplinary and multi-institutional SU2C-LUNGevity-Ameri
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2017 18:16
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ARCHIVE: Lung Cancer and Smoking: What We Really Know

In the article which follows, Dr. Charles S. Cameron, Medical and Scientific Director of the Society, summarizes the important evidence thus far and gives an answer to those who still deny that an association between smoking and lung cancer does exist.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 4, 2017 18:33
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[UK] Cancer is rising six times faster in women than men due to bad lifestyle choices - as more smoke and drink than ever before

New analysis by Cancer Research UK estimates incidences of the disease will rise 3.2 per cent for women until 2035, compared to just 0.5 per cent for men. In the past cancer was much more likely to afflict men / One reason is that many more women smoke an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:40
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Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer

Most current and former smokers in the United States don't get screened for lung cancer even though they're at increased risk for the deadly disease, a new study reveals. The findings highlight the need to educate doctors and at-risk patients about lung
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 3, 2017 01:24
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HHS Nominee Tom Price Targeted Panel That Urged Fewer Cancer Screenings

has embraced task force findings that recommend more treatment. In 2014, for example, he co-signed a letter to the HHS secretary and the Medicare administrator asking that Medicare expand its coverage for lung cancer screenings for smokers based on task f
ProPublica
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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