Posts in the “Pollution Pollution” category:

Pollution: Causing Lung Cancer in China?

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 10th, 2014 |

Date: 3/10/14 Outlet Full Name: The Wall Street Journal Author: Laurie Burkitt http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/10/does-air-pollution-cause-cancer/ Can air pollution cause lung cancer? That’s the question many in China are asking as they snap up face masks to avoid breathing hazardous particles in the country’s often pewter-colored, polluted skies. The answer—like the air—isn’t so clear. Health experts like Wang… Read More

An 8-Year Old Girl Has Become China’s Youngest Lung Cancer Patient, And the Doctors Are Blaming Air Pollution

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 5th, 2013 |

News Headline: An 8-Year Old Girl Has Become China’s Youngest Lung Cancer Patient, And the Doctors Are Blaming Air Pollution Date:  11/5/13 Outlet Full Name:  Business Insider   Author:  No author http://www.businessinsider.com/an-8-year-old-girl-has-become-chinas-youngest-lung-cancer-patient-2013-11?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+clusterstock+(ClusterStock) An eight-year-old girl has become China’s youngest lung cancer patient, reports said, with doctors blaming pollution as the direct cause of her illness…. Read More

Air Pollution Causes Cancer, World Health Authority Says

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 17th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Air Pollution Causes Cancer, World Health Authority Says Date:  10/17/13 Outlet Full Name:  CNN Author:  Ben Brumfield http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/17/health/geneva-air-pollution-carcinogenic-who/ (CNN) — The air many of us breathe poses serious health risks, the World Health Organization says. On Thursday, it added cancer to the list. Air pollution is a now officially a carcinogen, and there are… Read More

Air toxins, asthma and lung cancer in East County: What’s the connection?

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 6th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Air toxins, asthma and lung cancer in East County: What’s the connection? Date: 9/6/13 Outlet Full Name: Antioch Herald Author Name: Jeff Belle http://antiochherald.com/2013/09/air-toxins-asthma-and-lung-cancer-in-east-county-whats-the-connection/ Air quality, optimal health and community growth are major concerns for residents of Contra Costa County. Equally important is the fact that business and industry are vital to economic… Read More

New study focuses on link between lung cancer and a region’s pollution

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 3rd, 2013 |

Date: 8/3/2013 Outlet Full Name: Naperville Sun Author Name: Susan Frick Carlman and Emily McFarlan Miller Kate Dougherty/For the Sun What was named 10th largest Chicago Area Hospital by CrainÕs Chicago Business in 2007 was conceived of in 1907 by Eudora Hull Gaylord Spalding. Edward Hospital began as a tuberculosis center, named Edward Sanitorium, in… Read More

New study links air pollution to lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 29th, 2013 |

Date: 7/29/2013 Outlet Full Name: The Courier News Author Name: Emily McFarlan Miller A recent study is providing more evidence of a link between lung cancer and air pollution often found in urban areas. But according to Ashby Jordan, medical director of the Respiratory Care Clinic at Advocate Sherman Hospital, it doesn’t mean city dwellers… Read More

Pollution Linked to Lung Cancer, Heart Failure Increases

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 10th, 2013 |

By Michelle Castillo / CBS News / July 10, 2013, 12:23 PM Exposure to air pollution may increase a person’s risk of developing lung cancer and heart failure. A new study published July 10 in The Lancet showed that even breathing low levels of air pollution for a prolonged period of time could raise risk… Read More

OSU study suggests reducing air-polluting PAHs may lower levels of lung cancer deaths

Posted by Samantha Powell on July 3rd, 2013 |

Date: 7/3/13 Outlet Full Name: Health Canal Author Name: Daniel Robison High emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be linked to lung cancer deaths in the United States and countries with a similarly high socioeconomic rank, including Canada, Australia, France, and Germany, according to a study by Oregon State University. Researchers reviewed a range… Read More

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 7th, 2013 | No comments

Danger in the Air: How to Protect Yourself from Lung Cancer Hollace Schmidt, May 7, 2013 Lung cancer is earning a scary new reputation as a disease that can strike fit young women who’ve never smoked. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself. Lung Cancer and Nonsmokers: Know Your Risk Kathy O’Brien of… Read More