|Women increasingly victims of lung cancer in Ireland, report finds
|DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) -- The rate of lung cancer among women is rising in Ireland faster than anywhere else in Europe because smoking is becoming increasingly a female habit here, the government's cancer statistics authority reported Tuesday.
|Smoking May Account For Link Between Serum Total Carotenoid Levels And Bladder Cancer Risk
|Bladder cancer risk appears to be inversely related to serum total carotenoids, although cigarette smoking, a strong risk factor for bladder cancer, may account for this inverse association, new research suggests
|Novelty-seeking teens more receptive to tobacco advertising, new study shows
|(Philadelphia, PA)-- Adolescents who demonstrate impulsive and risk-taking behavior and an increased need for stimulation, a personality trait known as "novelty-seeking," are more receptive to tobacco advertising and are at high risk for smoking initiatio
|Women and Smoking
Women and smoking
|Smoking kills 178,000 women each year. To save lives, the federal government set goals to reduce smoking by 2010. But in a new report card by the National Women's Law Center, a non-profit organization, most states get a failing grade for their lack of pro
|Why smokers are a dying breed
|Cigarette packs will soon carry graphic horror stories but, asks CATHERINE MASTERS, will smokers take any notice?
|Smokes still city's
public enemy No. 1
|New Yorkers are not lighting up the way they used to, but smoking is still the No. 1 cause of death and sickness in the city, according to a new Department of Health report.
|Levels of Carcinogen Higher in Marlboro Cigarettes
|Marlboro, the world's No. 1 selling brand of cigarettes, contains significantly higher levels of a cancer-causing agent than its rivals when purchased in many of the largest markets overseas, U.S. scientists say.
|MPs cautious on smoking ban
|A NEW survey claiming almost two-thirds of respondents want smoking banned in clubs and pubs has been met with caution by NSW politicians.
|American Cancer Society Reminds Women Who Smoke - Lung Cancer More Deadly Than Breast Cancer
|PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you ask most people what cancer is the leading killer of women, they likely will say breast cancer. Surprisingly, they'd be wrong. Lung cancer now leads as the number one cause of cancer death in women. The American
|Anti-Smoking Group Study Extols Tobacco Ban
|Albany - Anti-smoking groups said yesterday they have evidence that the state's ban on smoking in the workplace is being accepted by a majority of New Yorkers and apparently not hurting bar and tavern business.
|Is chewing tobacco as harmful as smoking?â€¦
|Chewing tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking, and is as harmful to health. But it is very difficult to give up. Just like cigarettes, chewing tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive. In fact you get more nicotine from chewing tobacco