Tag: lung cancer

Lung Cancer: Vital Facts You Need to...

Which cancer claims the most U.S. lives each year? Lung cancer is still the answer, despite the cigarette smoking rate...

November 20, 2019

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major Health...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes,...

November 7, 2019

Q&A on e-Cigs: Vaping’s Rising Health Hazards

An outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease has sickened 804 people — mostly young men — and killed 12, including...

September 24, 2019

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are Rising,...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S....

September 10, 2019

Lung Cancer and Misconceptions About Smoking-Vaping

How are smoking and vaping tied to lung cancer? Smoking is the No. 1 risk factor for lung cancer, and...

February 26, 2019

At 76, Lung Cancer Survivor Stays Active...

When Don Rhodes learned his lung cancer was back, his first thought was: “How is this going to affect my...

January 30, 2019

Lung Cancer is Pervasive, But There’s Progress...

Even as the overall smoking rate is projected to continue declining in the U.S., 4.4 million Americans could die from...

November 6, 2018

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer...

August 2, 2018

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban on...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an...

June 8, 2018

Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements...

May 25, 2018

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