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[Florida] Tobacco trial continues in Charlotte County

Tears came as two of her daughters and husband answered questions about her lifetime of smoking that they believe contributed to her death. Barbara's eldest daughter Connie Boykin said: "She was smoking all the time, all her waking hours she had a cigar
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:46
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Medicare Lung Ca Screening Gets Down to Business

regs for CT screening easier to implement, but still need work.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:36
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Lower Lung Cancer Risk Seen in Nonsmokers on Metformin

But smokers taking the drug may have increased risk.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2015 17:34
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SHUKLA: Lung cancer: Difficult to diagnose, difficult to treat, easy to prevent

Just a few days before World Cancer Day this year, an acquaintance of mine succumbed to this dreaded disease within 10 months of diagnosis, and became part of the world statistics of someone dying somewhere of lung cancer every 30 seconds. Of all known c
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Feb 11, 2015 17:25
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Smoke Free Kentucky talks to Grayson chamber

GRAYSON Carter County native Roger Cline, a representative with Smoke Free Kentucky, presented the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce with a staggering statistic at its monthly meeting — that 85 percent of women exposed to secondhand smoke can develop lun
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 10, 2015 18:04
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New Lung Ca Screening Criteria Reduce False Positives

New criteria developed by the American College of Radiology for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduced the false-positive rate by 75% compared with previous guidelines, researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 10, 2015 08:13
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[USA] Medicaere to cover lung cancer screenings for smokers every year

Conway said, “This is the first time that Medicare has covered lung cancer screening. This is an important new Medicare preventive benefit since lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.”lung
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:04
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: My best friend was a smoker who died 10 years ago this week. It's time for big changes to tobacco regulations

For my best friend, the new adventures stopped 10 years ago this week. Daniel Feist was 51 when he died. Longtime readers will also remember the unflinching series of articles he and I co-wrote for the Gazette in fall 2004, after he was diagnosed with St
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:07
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Health effects associated with waterpipe smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the widely held misconception, WPS is associated with a variety of adverse short-term and long-term health effects that should reinforce the need for stronger regulation. In addition, this review highlights the limitations of the published wor
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2015 03:29
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[Utah] Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini diagnosed with lung cancer

Corradini was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer last year in late July. "It came as a total, total shock," Corradini said in an interview with KSL Newsradio. "I never smoked a cigarette."
Deseret News
added Feb 7, 2015 00:08
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