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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

"The good news is that lung cancer rates are declining. However, it's not as clear for certain subtypes, and we are not exactly sure of the reasons... The increase in adenocarcinoma may be due to people smoking low-tar, low-nicotine -- so-called light --
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 11, 2014 13:06
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[USA] 10% of cancer SURVIVORS are still smoking a decade later - averaging 15 cigarettes a day

9.3% of U.S. cancer survivors smoked 9 years after they were diagnosed Vast majority smoked an average of 15 cigarettes a day, report says Worst offenders were survivors of bladder cancer, with 17% still smoking 15% of lung cancer and 12% of ovarian canc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2014 10:48
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[USA] Prison tobacco control policies and deaths from smoking in United States prisons: population based retrospective analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that smoking bans have health benefits for people in prison, despite the limits they impose on individual autonomy and the risks of relapse after release.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 6, 2014 07:51
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[Canada] No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Although no link was seen for cancer in general, the researchers did find that low oxygen levels related to sleep apnea were associated with smoking-related cancers, such as lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2014 13:15
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The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Leading Lung Cancer Oncologist with the 2014 Addario Lectureship Award

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2014 15:06
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Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke

Coughing up heaping globs of mucous isn’t even the half of it. Neither is losing all sense of stamina, or coming home to a stale-smelling house with yellowed walls and furniture. No, the biggest consequences of smoking are, by and large, ones you will ne
Medical Daily
added Aug 1, 2014 15:04
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[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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