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ICYMI, October 11, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month Feature story Researchers Find E-cigarettes Cause Lung Cancer in Mice in First Study Tying Vaping to Cancer MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (CNBC)—E-cigarette vapor causes lung cancer and potentially bladder cancer in mice, damaging their DNA and leading researchers at New York University to […]

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ICYMI, October 4, 2019

Feature story Is Eating Beef Healthy? The New Fight Raging in Nutrition Science, Explained. TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Vox)—A group of 14 researchers just set off a firestorm with a new series of studies that upends years of nutrition advice about meat. Their five systematic reviews, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

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ICYMI, September 27, 2019

Feature story Juul Replaces Its C.E.O. With a Tobacco Executive WEDNESDAY, September 25, 2019 (The New York Times)—The vaping powerhouse Juul Labs replaced its chief executive with a veteran of Big Tobacco on Wednesday, deepening the company’s turmoil and raising doubts about the very future of the e-cigarette industry. The sudden announcement capped a relentless cascade […]

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ICYMI, September 20, 2019

Feature story Can Early Breast Cancer-Detection Be Painless, Low-Cost, and Radiation-Free?  TUESDAY, September 17, 2019 (Vogue)—Miles away from the nearest imaging center and wearing a kimono instead of a medical gown, I am sitting at the kitchen table in my Brooklyn apartment with Matthew Campisi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU. Goateed […]

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ICYMI, September 13, 2019

Feature story Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes WEDNESDAY, September 11, 2019 (The New York Times)—The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, at a time when hundreds of people have been sickened by mysterious lung illnesses and teenage vaping continues to rise. Sitting in the Oval […]

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ICYMI, September 6, 2019

  Feature story MD Anderson cancer doctor emerges as a top candidate for FDA job Thursday, September 5, 2019 (The Washington Post)—Stephen Hahn, a top official at MD Anderson Cancer Center, is being considered for the top job at the Food and Drug Administration, according to people familiar with the discussions. Hahn, a radiation oncologist and […]

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ICYMI, August 30, 2019

Feature story For a Longer Life, Get Moving. Even a Little. WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2019 (The New York Times)—Men and women who move around throughout the day, even if they just stroll or clean the kitchen and do not formally exercise, are less likely to die prematurely than people who almost never leave their chairs, […]

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ICYMI, August 23, 2019

  Feature story More women should be assessed for BRCA mutations, new recommendations say TUESDAY, August 20, 2019 (CNN)—More women should be assessed for harmful mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that can increase risk of certain cancers, according to new recommendations NOTE: The Prevent Cancer Foundation® supports expanding access to genetic testing and counseling for more […]

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ICYMI, August 16, 2019

Feature story FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs THURSDAY, August 15, 2019 (CNBC)—The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday unveiled new graphic health warnings for cigarette packs, the latest development in a decade-long battle between regulators and the tobacco industry. You might have also missed… About Who Should Get the HPV […]

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ICYMI, August 9, 2019

Feature story Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence THURSDAY, August 8, 2019 (TIME)—Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effective, in fact, that in some cases, surgery is no longer necessary. In up to 30% of […]