Posts in the “Prevention Prevention” category:

Berkeley pushes for cancer warning stickers on cell phones

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 15th, 2014 |

Berkeley, undaunted by abandoned efforts in San Francisco, is attempting to become the first city in the nation to require retailers to put stickers on cell phone packaging warning people that the devices may emit cancer-causing radiation. City officials say they have learned from San Francisco’s similar attempt in 2010, which ended two years later […]

New Study Helps to Explain Why Breast Cancer Often Spreads to the Lung

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Study Helps to Explain Why Breast Cancer Often Spreads to the Lung Date: 4/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: No author http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275991.php New research led by Alison Allan, PhD, a scientist at Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute, shows why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the […]

The Silent Killer in Your Home

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: Radon: The Silent Killer in Your Home Date: 4/27/14 Outlet Full Name: USA Today Author: Mary Bowerman http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/27/radon-gas-lung-cancer/5464531/ Tobacco smoke in a home is easy to detect as it drifts through the air or leaves its odor in clothes or furniture. Its health toll is equally as obvious as the leading cause of […]

Study Identifies Key Protein That Helps Prevent Lung Cancer Tumors From Being Destroyed

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Study Identifies Key Protein That Helps Prevent Lung Cancer Tumors From Being Destroyed Date: 3/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Steve Yozwiak http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-key-protein-lung-cancer-tumors.html Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a protein, Mcl-1, that helps enable one of the most common and deadly types of cancer to survive radiation […]

Cleaner Gasoline and Vehicles Deliver on Promise of Healthier Air

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 4th, 2014 |

News Headline: Cleaner Gasoline and Vehicles Deliver on Promise of Healthier Air Date: 3/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Huffington Post Author: Harold Wimmer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harold-wimmer-/cleaner-gasoline-vehicles_b_4890051.html Each day, American Lung Association volunteers and staff work hard to fight lung cancer, reduce the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and prevent asthma attacks. On Monday, March 3, we took […]

Lesser Known Tips About Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

abercrombie fitch pas cher News Headline: Lesser Known Tips About Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/02/26/lesser-known-tips-about-lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection.htm February 2014 marks National Cancer Prevention Month, and you may have heard tips for preventing cancer on TV, over the radio, and online. If I asked anyone what they […]

CVS Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 5th, 2014 |

News Headline: CVS Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco Date: 2/5/14 Outlet Full Name: CNN Author: Elizabeth Landau http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/05/health/cvs-cigarettes/index.html?hpt=he_c2 Want to pick up a pack of cigarettes with your prescription refill? A major U.S. pharmacy chain is breaking that habit. CVS Caremark announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy […]

Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Liver, Lung and Skin Problems

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

hollister deutschland News Headline: Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Liver, Lung and Skin Problems Date: 1/31/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical News Today Author: Marie Ellis http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/272042.php While the physical evidence of secondhand smoke can be seen wafting through the air, thirdhand smoke is a more clandestine health threat. The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke that clings […]

High Radon Levels May Be a Downside to Having a Tight, Energy- Efficient House

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 30th, 2014 |

News Headline: High Radon Levels May Be a Downside to Having a Tight, Energy- Efficient House Date: 1/30/14 Outlet Full Name: The Washington Post Author: Jill Chodorov http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/where-we-live/wp/2014/01/30/high-radon-levels-may-be-a-downside-to-having-a-tight-energy-efficient-house/?tid=hpModule_34d54128-919e-11e2-bdea-e32ad90da239 Robert Eisen purchased his home 13 years ago in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring. At the time, the radon level was well below the United […]

Anti- Smoking Efforts Have Saved 8 Million American Lives

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Anti- Smoking Efforts Have Saved 8 Million American Lives Date: 1/7/14 Outlet Full Name: USA Today Author: Liz Szabo http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/07/anti-smoking-efforts-saved-lives/4355227/ Anti-tobacco efforts have saved 8 million lives in the 50 years since the publication of a landmark Surgeon General report, “Smoking and Health,” a new analysis shows. The 1964 report, which concluded that […]