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Cancer – Lung Cancer

Smoke-free zone

Posted December 2, 2008

Gregory F. Schaffer, president of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, has tried to corral smokers at outdoor shelters on the institution’s sprawling campus. But smokers have chosen instead to light up on sidewalks and streets outside the hospital.

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Steroid Inhalers Raise Pneumonia Risk for Lung Disease Patients

Posted November 29, 2008

A new review of existing data confirms that some common inhalers don’t boost the life spans of people with the lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Exhaust From Railroad Diesel Linked to Lung Ailments

Posted November 27, 2008

Long-term exposure to diesel exhaust fumes may increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes lung conditions such as bronchitis and emphysema.

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Pill as good as chemo on lung cancer, but costlier

Posted November 22, 2008

Some advanced lung cancer patients already treated with chemotherapy might be able to skip some of the bad side effects of another series of chemo by taking a pill instead, a study suggests

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Dad’s in-home smoking may harm family’s health

Posted November 22, 2008

Fathers-to-be who smoke and want to protect the health of their families should take it outside, suggests new research from Korea.

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Dutch state steps up fight against illegal smoking in bars

Posted November 20, 2008

The Dutch health ministry announced plans Tuesday to impose tougher fines and heavier punishments on restaurants and pubs that continue infringing a new smoking ban.

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Lung Cancer May Be Deadlier for Men

Posted November 15, 2008

Men are more likely to die from inoperable non-small cell lung cancer than women, U.S. researchers report. In fact, gender is the most important factor influencing overall survival of patients with this disease, the new study found.

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Would You Tolerate This Abuse?

Posted November 12, 2008

Americans needlessly die while scientific discoveries that could save their lives remain trapped in bureaucratic red tape. There is a solution to this travesty. Allow free market innovation into the health care arena, and the development of new medical therapies will progress as rapidly as other technologies.

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