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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 […]

How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread?

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: How Can You Know If Your Lung Cancer Has Spread? Date: 2/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/02/26/how-can-you-know-if-your-lung-cancer-has-spread.htm I was recently asked a very important question – and one that I’m sure many of you have entertained. How can you know if your lung cancer has spread? Unfortunately the spread of […]

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 […]

Silica Exposure May Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 11th, 2014 |

News Headline: Silica Exposure May Increase Lung Cancer Risk Date: 1/11/14 Outlet Full Name: UPI Author: No author http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2014/01/11/Silica-exposure-may-increases-lung-cancer-risk/UPI-80161389492825/ ATLANTA, Jan. 11 (UPI) — A meta-analysis found strong and consistent evidence that silica exposure increases lung cancer risk, U.S. researchers say. Elizabeth Ward, national vice president of intramural research for the American Cancer Society, and […]

Preclincal Study Suggests E-Cigarettes May Promote Lung Cancer in High Risk Individuals

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 9th, 2014 |

News Headline: Preclincal Study Suggests E-Cigarettes May Promote Lung Cancer in High Risk Individuals Date: 1/9/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: No author http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-preclinical-e-cigarettes-lung-cancer-high-risk.html Exposing human lung cells with genetic mutations associated with high risk for lung cancer to the chemicals in electronic-cigarette (e-cigarette) vapor enhanced the cells’ cancerous behaviors, according to preliminary results […]

Start Your Year Off Right- Protect Your Family From Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 7th, 2014 |

News Headline:  Start Your Year Off Right- Protect Your Family From Lung Cancer Date:  1/7/14 Outlet Full Name:  Huffington Post Author:  Harold Wimmer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harold-wimmer-/start-your-year-off-right_b_4550374.html Compiled all your New Year’s resolutions, have you? Bet you don’t have this one on your list, but it could save your life: Test your home for radon. Radon is the […]

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 […]

Start Your Year Off Right- Protect Your Family From Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Start Your Year Off Right- Protect Your Family From Lung Cancer Date: 1/7/14 Outlet Full Name: Huffington Post Author: Harold Wimmer http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harold-wimmer-/start-your-year-off-right_b_4550374.html Compiled all your New Year’s resolutions, have you? Bet you don’t have this one on your list, but it could save your life: Test your home for radon. Radon is the […]