Posts in the “Secondhand Smoke Secondhand Smoke” category:

Non-Smokers Not Immune to Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 26th, 2014 |

News Headline: Non-Smokers Not Immune to Lung Cancer Date: 4/26/14 Outlet Full Name: About.com Author: Lynne Eldridge http://lungcancer.about.com/b/2014/04/26/non-smokers-not-immune-to-lung-cancer.htm Can’t you just hear it? Upon learning that someone has lung cancer, what are the first thoughts and words in the average American’s mind? Questions about smoking status? If you said yes, you’re probably correct. And given… Read More

Study Examines Increase in Lung Cancer Risk From Combined Radon and Tobacco Smoke Exposure

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 25th, 2014 |

News Headline: Study Examines Increase in Lung Cancer Risk From Combined Radon and Tobacco Smoke Exposure Date: 4/25/14 Outlet Full Name: Medical Xpress Author: Mallory Powell http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-lung-cancer-combined-radon-tobacco.html In the words of Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the University of Kentucky’s colleges of nursing and public health, Kentucky has the “triple crown of lung cancer” –… Read More

Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Liver, Lung and Skin Problems

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 31st, 2014 |

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 to surfaces… Read More

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… Read More

Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 3rd, 2013 |

News Headline: Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer? Date: 12/3/2013 Outlet Full Name: The Atlantic Author: Aimee Swartz http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/12/why-do-healthy-non-smokers-get-lung-cancer/281718/ For Emily Bennett Taylor, it started with a nagging cough. Her doctor first diagnosed her with bronchitis. And later, asthma. But after months of treatment, her cough persisted and she began to feel pain in… Read More