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McKEE / SALNER: A Cancer Battle We Can Win

We can achieve a solid win against cancer. CT lung screening for high-risk populations, with high quality standards, is ready for prime time. The government should move quickly to cover this lifesaving intervention for Medicare users.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:42
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$211 Million in Community Prevention Grants go to 193 Organizations in Every State / TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... These grants: Support community-driven prevention efforts targeted at reducing toba
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:24
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Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) scr
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:21
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[Pennsylvania] DN Editorial: Nicotine patch

The simple part is that the district needs more money to provide a sound education for its students. The complex part is getting the state to fulfill its central role in funding public education.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Sep 30, 2014 05:19
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SIEGEL/ROBERTS: Discontinuation of Crowdfunding Campaign for BSCiTS Study

we are discontinuing the Behavioral Study of Cigarette and Tobacco Substitution (BSCiTS) fundraising campaign, and canceling the proposed study. For those of you who have donated to the campaign, your donations will be returned to you.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 06:25
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Burning questions

Some legislators reportedly objected to the cigarette tax on the grounds that it would not help schools outside Philadelphia. Putting aside the state's unique responsibility for a district that it does in fact run, it's a valid issue. But rather than ref
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 27, 2014 14:46
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[North Carolina] Blue Cross Medicare HMO options likely to cost more / Premiums higher on replacement plans

thousands of local retirees ages 65 and older, as well as past or current companies affiliated with Reynolds. Many Reynolds workers over the past 30 years had volunteered for early-retirement packages in part because they could stay in the company health
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2014 14:38
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[Canada, USA] Day 238: What if the Broad Street Pump had been owned by Big Tobacco?

There were times when I felt I was on a six hour legal roller coaster..."What the defendants have done is so much worse than leaving the handle on," said Mr. Johnston. He likened their behaviour to those who would refuse requests to stop selling such wate
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:19
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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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