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Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:30:00 -0400
Legislation would exempt certain cigars from FDA authority

Smokers with Colon Cancer Have Worse Survival (Reuters)
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:00:00 -0400
Current smokers 14% more likely to die in study

Lung Cancer Screening: A Chance to Quit Smoking?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:30:00 -0400
Telephone counseling helped screened smokers quit in pilot study

E-Cigs: What Do We Really Know?
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0400
Are they safe?

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0400
This week's topics include sickle cell trait and HbA1c, carcinogen levels and e-cigarettes, mutations and myelodysplastic syndrome, and kids ingesting pet medicines

'Nobody Makes Money Off That': What We Heard This Week
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0400
Quotable quotes from ALLMedPage Today's sources

Vaping May Be 'One-Way Bridge' to Cigarettes for Teens
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:30:00 -0400
Surveyed e-cig users had diminished view of smoking harms

An Iraqi Cardiologist in Trump Country (STAT)
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:30:00 -0400
Forging an unlikely bond in a medically underserved town

Study: E-Cig Use Safer than Smoking?
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0400
Toxic exposures much lower in biomarker analysis

Survey: 'Dripping' Common Among Teen E-Cig Users
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:01:00 -0400
Practice produces thicker vapor clouds, more volatile aldehydes

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0400
This week's topics include heart problems and e-cigarettes, aortic valve replacement, the health impact of low socioeconomic status, and real-life lung cancer screening data.

Morning Break: Tobacco Primer; Circadian Clock Reset; Stranded in Sudan
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:15:00 -0400
Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the ALLMedPage Today staff

Regular E-Cigarette Use Associated with CVD Risk Markers
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:30:00 -0400
Vaping shows physiological effects similar to smoking, not attributable to nicotine

WHO: Global Cost of Smoking Nearly 2% of World GDP
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0400
Around 40% of cost now borne by middle- and low-income countries

Lung Cancer Screening Proves Challenging in Real-Practice Setting
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:00:00 -0400
False positives in VA patients double that of lung screening trial