Tag Archives: lung cancer

Breathalyser: The New Way To Diagnose Lung Cancer

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, January 13, 2014 - 03:30 PM

Breathalysers can do more than determine blood-alcohol levels in roadside police checks for people driving under the influence. A new non-invasive technology to test the breath for exhaled “biomarkers” of lung cancer is in development for early detection of lung… Read More

Men, Women and Lung Cancer Risk

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 09:34 AM

Research published in The New England Journal of Medicine brings to light disturbing trends that are being seen in female smokers in today’s society. The research reports that the risk of death from smoking cigarettes has been increasing for women… Read More

The Connection: Cell Phones and Smoking

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, December 03, 2012 - 10:49 AM

The majority of adult smokers (approximately 70 percent) would like to quit smoking and more than half of all smokers have tried to quit smoking in the past year. Smoking not only increases your risk for lung cancer and cardiovascular… Read More

Staying Smoke-Free and Going to Work

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Friday, November 16, 2012 - 02:20 PM

According to one of the world’s largest accountancy firms, PricewatehouseCoopers, Americans call in sick to work an average of 6 days per-year; Europeans almost double that. If you are a smoker chances are you climb above the average. We all… Read More

80% of Cancer Patients Won’t Stop Doing This

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, August 09, 2012 - 01:58 AM

It turns out that seniors may be some of the most stubborn patients when it comes to smoking cessation, according to new research published in the Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences. Researchers obtained their data from… Read More

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