lung cancer

China’s Expanding Life Spans—and Waistlines

At Bloomberg Businessweek, Christina Larson describes a paper from the latest, China-themed issue of The Lancet medical journal, which shows that China’s health problems increasingly resemble those of developed countries....

The Real Danger in China’s Mines

Along with the high accident rate in coal mine operation, the hidden danger of lung-related disease is making coal mining in China a deadly profession. From C. Custer, L. Li and Jonathan Silin at 2non: Hao, who asked that he be...

Coal Is Linked to Cancer in China Province

Nonsmoking women in one region of Yunnan Province die from lung cancer at a higher rate than anywhere else in the world. The New York Times reports: A group of scientists now say they have a possible explanation: the burning of...



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