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ICYMI, October 18, 2019

October 18, 2019

*The “ICYMI” newsletter will change its name to “The Weekly” next month

Feature story

Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (The New York Times)—Even a little exercise may help people avoid and survive many types of cancer, according to new exercise guidelines released today that focus on how exercise affects cancer outcomes.

The guidelines, issued jointly by the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Cancer Society and 15 other international organizations, update almost decade-old recommendations with new science and specific advice about how much and what types of exercise may be the most needed, helpful and tolerable for anyone facing a cancer diagnosis.

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Pilot Study Shows Even Short-Term ‘Vaping’ Causes Inflammation In Non-Smokers

WEDNESDAY, October 16, 2019 (Science Magazine)—E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults.

Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) report the first evidence of biological changes correlated with e-cig use in never-smokers in the journal Cancer Prevention Research on Oct. 16 (online ahead of print).

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