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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli still refuses to explain ‘charity’ visit to Bahamas

where he spent a weekend two days after his former canvasser Silvio Zammit was interviewed by the EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf. Mr Dalli was made to resign from his appointment as EU Health Commissioner after the Olaf report found “unambiguous circumstant
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 29, 2015 15:52
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DOLL/PETO: The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today

It is sometimes suggested that because a percentage of smokers do not get lung cancer, there must be other causes, or genetic variability . The conclusion may or may not be correct, but the argument for it is bogus.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:29
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TOC: JNCI'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today Richard Doll and Richard Peto / Clinical and Biological Features Associated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancers / Ep
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:13
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ARCHIVE: Tobacco Smoke Carcinogens and Lung Cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review will attempt to provide the generally informed cancer scientist with a distillation of mechanistic information on the subject of tobacco smoke carcinogens and lung cancer and to convince the reader that we know a great deal about the mechanism
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:39
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EDITORIAL: JNCI is 75 Years Old! [FREE FULL TEXT]

the Journal has undergone a remarkable evolution that parallels the evolution of cancer research. The focus through the 1960s was primarily on carcinogenesis and basic laboratory and pathologic research. As the field matured, the Journal began to publish
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:36
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75th anniversary commentary: JNCI and Cancer Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

JNCI...with its broad coverage of bench research, epidemiologic studies, and clinical trials, has a long history of publishing practice-changing studies in cancer prevention and public health. These include studies of tobacco cessation,
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:34
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Doll and Peto’s Quantitative Estimates of Cancer Risks: Holding Generally True for 35 Years [FREE FULL TEXT]

Doll and Peto listed cigarette smoking as the major single preventable cause of cancer in the United States, estimating that cigarette smoking accounted for about 30% of all cancer deaths in 1978...between 2005 and 2009 among those over age 35 years 84%
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:26
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[Georgia] Tybee officials consider draft of beach smoking ban

A rule drafted by city attorney Bubba Hughes that would make any use of tobacco or nicotine — cigarettes, cigars, pipes or electronic cigarettes — illegal along the beach, in crosswalks, on the Walter Parker Pier and in other city structures not specific
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Mar 28, 2015 13:03
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[California] State campaign aims to stamp out e-cigarette use

In the wake of a new report that found e-cigarettes pose serious health risks and are just as addictive as conventional cigarettes, the California Department of Public Health is launching a campaign to put a damper on the vapor devices.
Turlock (CA) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 13:02
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[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55
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