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Lung Cancer Scans Are Recommended for People 50 and Older With Shorter Smoking Histories

Lung Cancer Scans Are Recommended for People 50 and Older With Shorter Smoking Histories

Lung Cancer Scans Are Recommended for People 50 and Older With Shorter Smoking Histories Lung Cancer Scans Are Recommended for People 50 and Older With Shorter Smoking Histories “There is building evidence that a pretty simple, five-minute, low-dose, low radiation scan can really save a lot of people’s lives,” said Dr. Bernard J. Park, a lung surgeon and the clinical …

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Yes, People Are Smoking More

Yes, People Are Smoking More

Yes, People Are Smoking More Yes, People Are Smoking More Maria Neuman blames Netflix. “Last night, I blistered through seven cigarettes because I was watching a movie,” said Ms. Neuman, 51, a freelance writer who lives in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. “It’s bad enough that I started smoking again during a pandemic. Now, I’m smoking inside.” Milo …

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North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too?

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too?

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too? North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. Can Kim Jong-un Quit, Too? SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament adopted a law this week introducing smoking bans in public places, such as theaters, schools and hospitals. But the country’s latest antismoking campaign, which includes penalties …

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Hunter Biden emails: ‘Smoking gun’ discovery or Republican disinformation?

Hunter Biden emails: ‘Smoking gun’ discovery or Republican disinformation?

Hunter Biden emails: ‘Smoking gun’ discovery or Republican disinformation? Hunter Biden emails: ‘Smoking gun’ discovery or Republican disinformation? On Wednesday, the New York Post  published an article based on emails purportedly obtained from a laptop that Hunter Biden, the son of Joe Biden, had supposedly left behind for repair in a Delaware shop in April 2019. Here’s a brief explainer …

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‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air ‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air Skeptics of the notion that the coronavirus spreads through the air — including many expert advisers to the World Health Organization — have held out for one missing piece of evidence: proof that floating respiratory droplets called aerosols contain live virus, and …

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Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates

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Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates Fewer Hip Fractures May Reflect a Drop in Smoking Rates The incidence of hip fracture has decreased steadily over the past 40 years, but a new analysis suggests that new osteoporosis drugs have made only a small contribution to the trend. The report, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, included 10,552 …

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How to Quit Smoking and Vaping During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Quit Smoking and Vaping During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Because the coronavirus targets the lungs, doctors and public health officials are adding new urgency to their longstanding plea for smokers and vapers to quit — or at least slow down. Both habits can compromise lung function. Early Covid-19 studies have shown that cigarette smokers in particular are more susceptible to the infection and suffer more severe cases. Doctors are …

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