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2012-07-25 09:33:05

In addition to the well-known risk factor of smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases lung cancer risk. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research details one novel mechanism of this risk: long-term oxygen depletion stimulates signals that promote tumor growth. In addition, this early study — performed in animal models — shows that tumors fueled by these COPD-induced signals may be especially...

2012-07-18 23:01:51

HealthyAnswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. HealthyAnswers.com states people with COPD are at increased risk for anorexia. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 In their recent newsletter, HealthyAnswers.com reveals that people with COPD (chronic...

2012-07-16 23:00:17

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We want nothing but the best for a family dealing with a loss of a family member to a rare form of cancer called mesothelioma. Provided it's been less than a few years after the loss, we would still like to give the family the names of the best mesothelioma law firms in the nation, along with their specific contacts, with the hope one of these very capable law firms can try to get some significant compensation for the family. In some instances the...

2012-07-11 23:00:40

Landmark Decision Upholding ACA Should Mean Lifesaving Medical Coverage for Mesothelioma, Other Cancer Victims, Gary Cohn Reports on Behalf of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Gary Cohn takes an unwavering look at the impact the Supreme Court of the United States' (SCOTUS) decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has on cancer victims and their on-going battle against the disease in “The Dignity of Medical...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'