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Men who continued to smoke after a cancer diagnosis had a 59 percent increase in risk of death from all causes compared with those who quit smoking after diagnosis, according to a recent study at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California in Fremont.
(NAPSI)—Coughing. Wheezing. Shortness of breath.
(NAPSI)—Nationwide, more than 12 million people have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and it is estimated that as many as 12 million more have the symptoms but are unaware that they have the disease. There is no cure for COPD, and if left untreated, it can affect everyday life, making it harder for people to do the things they enjoy. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, however, COPD can be managed, enabling people to stay active and feel better.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers who say electronic cigarettes helped them quit smoking have asked city lawmakers not to ban the nicotine inhalers from restaurants, workplaces and other indoor spaces.
(NAPSI)—In 2008, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) surpassed stroke to become the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Nationwide, more than 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD while millions more are unaware they may have the disease. Yet, for the serious burden COPD poses on American public health and people’s quality of life, detailed nationwide data on who is most affected by this disease has been scarce.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2013--NJOY, America’s number one independent electronic cigarette company, today announced the addition of two members to the Company’s senior leadership team, adding Dr. Joshua Rabinowitz as Chief Scientist and David Graham as Senior Vice President for International Regulatory Affairs. The addition of these highly-respected and experienced executives to oversee the company’s scientific research and international regulatory affairs reflects the commitment of NJOY to leadership in obsoleting tobacco cigarette smoking worldwide.
MILWAUKEE, WI -- (Marketwired) — 11/21/13 -- Just in time for the holiday season, the Air/Q division of Prolitec -- developer of the Air/Q Whole Room Air Freshener -- has released a new line of limited edition, holiday-themed scents designed to create a warm, richly scented environment that evokes memories of holidays past.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2013--NJOY, the country's leading independent manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, announced today that it has filed suit against Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation, a Nevada corporation, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona for patent and trade dress infringement. In the suit, NJOY alleges that Victory e-cigarettes infringe patented technology used in the NJOY disposable King cigarette (U.S. Patent No. 8,539,959) and that Victory e-cigarette cases infringe NJOY’s trade dress rights protecting its uniquely identifiable King case.
(BPT) - More than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD), a progressive loss of kidney function that’s most often caused by diabetes or high blood pressure.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. If you have high cholesterol chances are you've heard of these and others. And now, in an effort aimed at preventing a first heart attack or stroke in millions of Americans there are new guidelines. But some say the guidelines rely on old data.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21.
Exposure to a single pro-smoking media message can raise young adult’s smoking intentions for a week, according to research from the RAND Corporation, a non-profit research organization.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to sign a bill banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Jasper Huntley at age 4 is delightful, full of curiosity and laughter and can-do eagerness. Not long ago, though, Truin and Daniel Huntley had to tackle his burgeoning tendency to talk back. They'd just gotten a handle on that when they realized that he, like all children, was learning to lie. That required correction, too.
BOSTON, Mass. (Ivanhoe Newswire)—Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined! The common course of action is surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. However now, a new drug is helping people with lung cancer live longer without the harmful side effects of chemo.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Your doctor is supposed to be your medical confidante. The information you share is used to make or keep you healthy. Still, many of you omit critical details, distort the truth, or outright lie when questioned by your doctors. However, make no mistake, what you don’t tell your doctor can hurt or kill you.
MULBERRY, Fla. (WTSP) – Our coverage partners at 10 News have learned that controversial Gainesville pastor Terry Jones was taken into custody before he carried out his plan to burn nearly 3,000 copies of the Islam holy book the Quran in Polk County on Wednesday afternoon.
A woman hold a device next to her throat and speaks of her daily routine in a robotic monotone voice. Another puts on her wig and covers a hole in her neck. Its all part of a graphic anti-smoking commercial campaign and people are taking notice
Harvard researchers say mammograms before age fifty could dramatically cut deaths from breast cancer.
It appears smokers are doing a better job of keeping it to themselves.
Adult stem cell researchers seek participants for cardiovascular disease study
VENICE, Fla. - Toni Schaberick has tended bar at Venice Moose Lodge 1308 for quite a while.
It’s a case of monkey-see, monkey-do.