Archive for the ‘Prevention’ Category

Urge lawmakers to raise cigarette tax – Augusta Chronicle

WJBF-TV Urge lawmakers to raise cigarette taxAugusta Chronicle, GA – 1 hour agoTobacco control programs play a crucial role in the prevention of many chronic conditions such as cancer, heart disease and respiratory illness. …Critics: MSA missed mark Winston-Salem JournalActivists...
November 23rd, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Finding out about family cancers can help with prevention – Sun-Sentinel.com

Finding out about family cancers can help with preventionSun-Sentinel.com, FL – 3 hours ago"It's really helpful to know who is truly at high risk," said Dr. Joseph Lucci III, director of cancer prevention and genetics at the University of Miami … Please read...
November 23rd, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

New tobacco product alarms some health officials – The Associated Press

New tobacco product alarms some health officialsThe Associated Press – 10 hours agoPrevention officials already have their work cut out for them in West Virginia, which has the third-highest adult smoking rate in the US at nearly 27 …Smokeless tobacco: Little pouches get a big push...
November 23rd, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Much higher cancer risk in HIV patients raises cancer – Atlanta Journal Constitution

eFluxMedia Much higher cancer risk in HIV patients raises cancerAtlanta Journal Constitution,  USA – Nov 21, 2008“We’re seeing people we have treated successfully for HIV at much higher risk” for cancer, said Dr. Kevin J. Cullen, director of the University of …CDC Advice...
November 22nd, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Lung cancer: Prevention is underfunded – Florida Times-Union

Lung cancer: Prevention is underfundedFlorida Times-Union, FL – 20 hours agoThe statistics show that lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer of American men and women; it kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, … Please read the complete article and let us know what...
November 21st, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Tribe commemorates Lung Cancer Awareness Month – Cherokee Phoenix

dBTechno Tribe commemorates Lung Cancer Awareness MonthCherokee Phoenix, OK – 22 hours ago“The Cherokee Nation Comprehensive Cancer Coalition is one of the first tribal programs to complete a cancer prevention plan and begin implementation of the …Kennedy to be honored by...
November 20th, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Activists say tobacco settlement is being wasted – The Associated Press

South Carolina Now Activists say tobacco settlement is being wastedThe Associated Press – 23 hours ago"A lot of people on both sides thought we were going to enter a new Eden, and we haven't," said Thomas Glynn, director of cancer science and trends at the …Utah ranks...
November 20th, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Sleep Shown as Key Factor in Cancer Prevention – WJLA

TheMedGuru Sleep Shown as Key Factor in Cancer PreventionWJLA, DC – Nov 18, 2008Researchers have long known about the link between cancer prevention and exercise, but the new study shows that a lack of sufficient sleep in young and …Good Night's Sleep, Exercise Protect from...
November 20th, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Feds would have Arizona triple anti-smoking funds – Tucson Citizen

Fresh News Feds would have Arizona triple anti-smoking fundsTucson Citizen, AZ – 4 hours agoArizona spending on tobacco prevention by year, including the amount spent and the percentage of that year's CDC recommendation. …Thursday editorial: Kansas, Missouri negligent in...
November 20th, 2008 | Prevention | Read More

Study: 5-ASA Not Useful in Colon Cancer Prevention – EndoNurse

Study: 5-ASA Not Useful in Colon Cancer PreventionEndoNurse, AZ – 14 hours ago“Some studies have suggested that 5-ASA can prevent the development of colorectal cancer (CRC) in UC patients, although none have determined where in the … Please read the complete article and...
November 19th, 2008 | Prevention | Read More