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Lung Cancer Dropping Among Young Men In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have dropped across the board. But the […]

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More Women Die Of Lung Cancer Than Breast Cancer The best way to evaluate the issue of social and racial targeting is to analyze the facts. Smoking rates are higher among some racial subgroups than others, while smoking among people of lower socioeconomic status is much higher than those from middle and upper classes. Black […]

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Goes Cold Turkey The British human rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin, who married the ‘Monuments Men’ star in Venice, Italy last weekend, reportedly went “cold turkey” after she started dating the Oscar winner last October and has never been happier. The 36-year-old beauty’s close friend Jae Kim told guests in her wedding speech: “She quit smoking […]

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More Women Die From Lung Cancer Than Breast Cancer Health officials have raised concerns about the continuing rise in the number of women who are diagnosed with lung cancer. While the number of men who develop the disease has rapidly decreased since 1990, the incidence among women has slowly crept up. In 1990, 32.6 out of every […]

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Lung Cancer Rising Among Women Women of every age know the threat that breast cancer poses. Girls grow up watching their mothers march against it, and that activism has brought much needed resources and attention to the disease. Yet the cancer that kills more women each year than breast, ovarian and cervical cancers combined is […]

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