should be aware that quitting smoking can decrease chances of dying by 43%. This study also found that asking your doctor for approved medications to aid in smoking cessation increased the odds of successful, long-term, quitting. Click here to read the story.
Between 2007 and 2013 the incidence of non-small cell lung cancer more than doubled in people who have never smoked. CT scans may play a greater role in discovering lung cancer in never-smokers. Click here to read the story.
A 4-Year follow-up study of these young workers with a short-term exposure to silica revealed evidence of silicosis in more than 95% of them. Click here to read the article abstract.
Canada’s Concordia University lecturer on communication and public relations, John Aylen, published a report favorable to the Canadian asbestos industry without disclosing his close ties to the industry. The report was published on the University’s website. Click here to read the news story.