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Partner Post: Chicago Mayor Introduces E-Cigarette Legislation

Chicago Mayor Accepts Award for Cigarette Regulation Legislation Written by James P. Nevin Chicago Mayor Rahn Emanuel accepted an award from an Oakland, California based anti-tobacco group for his cigarette regulation efforts. The mayor recently attempted to ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited and block sales to minors, but the...

Cigarette Smoke, Asbestos, and Lung Cancer

Did you know? It is a fact that cigarette smoke and asbestos expsoure do not mix. Quitting smoking can immediately add years onto your life. For smokers with exposure to asbestos, the risk of developing lung cancer increases based on the volume of asbestos exposure over time. Many individuals all...

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Asbestos Exposure

If you have been the victim of asbestos exposure in the past, you might be avoiding cigarettes today. It is a known fact that asbestos and cigarette smoke do not mix. When combined, these two factors can affect the progression of different respiratory diseases, such as lung cancer and asbestosis....

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Happy November! Did you know that this is the month to spread awareness about lung cancer? No matter if you or someone you know has been diagnosed, or if you are just learning about this deadly disease today, now is the perfect time to raise our voices and speak out...