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Lung Cancer for Nonsmokers Still Stained by Stigma

Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women, and some medical experts say that they are seeing more patients in their 20s and 30s, many of them nonsmokers. But because lung cancer carries the stigma of smoking, experts say it is often overlooked in non
NBC News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:24

Pussy Riot: Russian Prisoners Are 'Treated Like Cattle' And Casually Beat Up

The pair, who launched a prison reform project and a media website, Mediazona...said that....female inmates caught smoking are punished by being forced to dig a huge symbolic grave to drop their cigarette in
Business Insider
added Nov 14, 2014 22:36

[China] Russia’s demographic and public health challenges

Russia and China are world leaders in smoking, but while in Russia women are heavy smokers by world standards only 2% of Chinese women smoke. It is estimated that between 350,000 and 400,000 people die each year in Russia due to smoking-related diseases.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:41

Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40

GSK Survey Points to Rise of COPD in US

World COPD Day (November 19), a GSK global survey of people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sheds new light on the growing burden of COPD in the US..."Traditionally, COPD was considered to be a disease of elderly male smokers, but
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:33

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53

[Pennsylvania] Healthcare Professionals Look at Women and Lung Cancer

nearly 80 percent of people diagnosed today either never smoked or were former smokers who quit several years ago... DuBois will be hosting its first Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event on Nov. 21st, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Penn Highlands DuBois facili (Clearfield, PA)
added Nov 4, 2014 07:37

November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34

[UK-Scotland] £400 'bribes' for pregnant women to quit smoking

SCOTTISH mothers who manage to quit smoking during pregnancy have been rewarded with £400 in a publicly funded scheme that could be rolled out across the country. One in five pregnant smokers recruited in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde were able to quit
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:18


American Lung Association
added Oct 31, 2014 20:56
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