News tagged with tobacco

Study: More can be done more to help smokers quit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many healthcare providers are quick to advise patients to quit smoking, but few follow up with programs, plans or prescriptions to help them break the habit, new research from UC Davis has found.

dateJun 15, 2010 in Health
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CDC: American cigarettes contain more carcinogens

Cigarette-smoking Americans receive higher doses of the most potent carcinogens than do smokers in many foreign countries because of variations in the way tobacco is processed for cigarettes, researchers from the Centers ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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Cancer deaths could double by 2030: study

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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A compound in smokers' breath

If you smoke, your breath contains 2,5-dimethylfuran. A team of Catalan researchers have proved that the presence of this chemical compound indicates that a person has smoked in the last three days. This substance does not ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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