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Blood test may find markers of bladder cancer risk

Knowing that it is impossible to catalog all the carcinogenic exposures a person has had in life and then assess them, Brown University researcher Carmen Marsit is looking for a more precise way to predict individual susceptibility ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Cancer
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China limits smoking in films, TV shows

(AP) -- China is ordering makers of films and TV shows to limit the amount of smoking depicted on-screen, the latest effort to curb rampant tobacco use in the country with the largest number of smokers in the world.

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Health
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Electronic cigarettes hold promise as aid to quitting

A study led by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers reports that electronic cigarettes are a promising tool to help smokers quit, producing six-month abstinence rates nearly double those for traditional ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Health
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