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ICYMI, December 7, 2018

Feature story Everything to Know About Lung Cancer, the Deadliest Cancer in America MONDAY, December 3, 2018 (—Lung cancer is the second most common cancer (excluding skin cancer) in men and women in the United States, but it is by far the leading cause of cancer deaths. More than 500,000 Americans live with lung cancer and […]

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ICYMI, November 30, 2018

Feature story Juul’s New Product: Less Nicotine, More Intense Vapor TUESDAY, November 27, 2018 (The New York Times)—Juul Labs has soared to the top of the United States e-cigarette market in just three years with its high-nicotine products that give off just a wisp of vapor. Now, facing public backlash and overseas restrictions, the company is working […]

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ICYMI, November 16, 2018

Feature story Note: There will be no ICYMI email on Friday, November 23. Emails will resume on Friday, November 30. F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes THURSDAY, November 15, 2018 (The New York Times)—Stopping short of its threatened ban on flavored e-cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that […]

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ICYMI, November 9, 2018

Feature story FDA preparing to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores THURSDAY, November 8, 2018 (NBC)—The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to strictly limit the sales of flavored e-cigarette products to try to keep them out of the hands of children and teenagers, a senior FDA official told NBC News Thursday. In guidance to […]

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ICYMI, November 2, 2018

  Feature story As teen use of Juul soars, doctors ask, what’s really in these e-cigs? THURSDAY, November 1, 2018 (NBC)—Olivia Gordon was at a bonfire with friends during her sophomore year of high school the first time she tried a Juul. “I didn’t even know what it was,” Gordon said, recalling the night. “They were just […]

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ICYMI, October 26, 2018

Feature story E-cigarette company Juul boosts lobbying spending by 167 percent amid FDA scrutiny WEDNESDAY, October 24, 2018 (USA Today)—Juul Labs has increased its spending on lobbying efforts by 167 percent in the third quarter from the previous quarter as the Food and Drug Administration and Congress continue to scrutinize the leading e-cigarette manufacturer over the popularity […]

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ICYMI, October 19, 2018

Feature story Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads MONDAY, October 15, 2018 (The Washington Post)—The nation’s top health official proposed on Monday that pharmaceutical companies be required to include the list price of medicines in television advertisements to consumers — the boldest in a series of efforts by the Trump administration to […]

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ICYMI, October 12, 2018

Feature story FDA approves HPV vaccine for people up to 45 FRIDAY, October 5, 2018 (The Washington Post) The Food and Drug Administration expanded its approval of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between 27 and 45, an effort to protect more people from several types of cancer caused by the human papillomavirus. The vaccine, called Gardasil […]

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ICYMI, October 5, 2018

Feature story In Australia, Cervical Cancer Could Soon Be Eliminated WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2018 (The New York Times)—Cervical cancer could be eliminated in Australia within the next two decades because of a government program to vaccinate children against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus, according to a new report. The study, published this week in The Lancet Public Health, […]

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ICYMI, September 28, 2018

Feature story NELSON lung cancer screening study reinforces need for widespread testing WEDNESDAY, September 16, 2018 (Radiology Business)   Findings from the NELSON study, presented at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer, reinforced the belief that the annual screening of older-aged current and former smokers should be conducted more […]