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Indoor wood burning raises women’s lung cancer risk by 43%, says US study

Results from study involving 50,000 women suggest even occasional wood burning can contribute to lung cancer.

Can fire smoke cause lung cancer?

Can fire smoke cause lung cancer?

And how does the risk compare with inhaling smoke from cigarettes?
Thawing permafrost can release radon gas

Thawing permafrost can expose northerners to cancer-causing gas, study says

Radon is an odourless, tasteless gas that comes from the ground. A new study out of the U.K. says people in the Arctic might be exposed to plumes of the cancer-causing gas as a protective layer of permafrost continues to thaw.
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Eating less meat can help reduce 75,000 premature deaths related to air pollution in China, study finds

Reducing the over-consumption of meat could help lower the concentration of a major air pollutant and avoid 75,000 premature deaths in China, a team led by Hong Kong researchers has found.

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Smoking, climate change may trigger risk of lung cancer: Doctors

Climate change, smoking and long term impact of Covid-19 pandemic could spurt an increase in lung cancer cases, according to experts.

Are Canadian uranium workers still more likely to die from lung cancer?

Are Canadian uranium workers still more likely to die from lung cancer?

A study by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is examining health data from 80,000 people who have worked in Canada’s uranium mines, mills and processing and fabrication facilities.