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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco business act ruled constitutional

Constitutional Court ruled against nine petitioners, saying that the legislation does not infringe on an individual’s right to health because there is no definite link between habitual smoking and lung cancer. ..“Even though there is a correlation, it is
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 11, 2015 14:43
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On Medicare and Assessing the Value of Lung Cancer Screening

“Because the follow-up testing is invasive, biopsies and such, and lung cancer has such serious mortality and morbidity risks, we wanted to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries were informed,” said Dr. Patrick Conway, chief medical officer at the Centers f
New York Times
added May 11, 2015 11:21
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More Consensus on Coffee’s Benefits Than You Might Think

It’s true that the data on lung cancer shows an increased risk for more coffee consumed, but that’s only among people who smoke. Drinking coffee may be protective in those who don’t. ... should be interpreted with caution because of the confounding (and m
New York Times
added May 11, 2015 09:39
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ARCHIVE: Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Tobacco Use -- United States, 1900-1999

During the first decades of the 20th century, lung cancer was rare; however, as cigarette smoking became increasingly popular, first among men and later among women, the incidence of lung cancer became epidemic (Figure 1). In 1930, the lung cancer death r
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 7, 2015 08:18
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[Australia] Understanding Lung Cancer / A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF)

Many people feel shocked and upset when told they have lung cancer. We hope this booklet will help you, your family and friends understand how lung cancer is diagnosed and treated. We also include information about support services.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added May 5, 2015 09:50
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CVS/pharmacy Kicks Off In-Store Fundraising Campaign to Benefit American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE

LUNG FORCE campaign dedicated to raising awareness that lung cancer kills more women than any other cancer... "An important part of our decision to stop selling tobacco products was our dedication to helping people on their path to better health. Our part
PR Newswire
added May 4, 2015 14:36
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[UK] Statins Linked to Improved Lung Cancer Survival

Sustained statin use was associated with modestly better survival in lung cancer, an observational study in Great Britain showed. People already on statins before diagnosis had a hazard ratio of 0.88 for lung cancer–specific mortality compared with other
MedPage Today
added May 2, 2015 14:53
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[Africa, Rwanda] Tobacco addiction on the rise among youth

In order to find out how tobacco smoking is posing a big health risk to the youth in the City of Kigali, Sunday Times visited Kicukiro Centre. Here, many young people do casual jobs to earn a living and most of them use tobacco as refreshment. But what
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:20
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[UK] The bravest mum of all: Non-smoking mother-of-two with terminal lung cancer to walk London Marathon course as she battles disease for the sake of her sons

Then came the devastating news: though she'd never smoked, she had inoperable lung cancer. Since then, there have been moments of despair but Angela, 40, is determined to live as normally as possible for the time she has left.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:33
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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19
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