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[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
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[Iowa] Teens vaping at record levels

Council Bluffs Community Schools does not allow the use of e-cigarettes in school buildings, on school grounds or in vehicles on school property by anyone...Palm Beach Vapors ...does not admit minors, since they cannot be customers at vape shops, said Joh
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Aug 20, 2016 15:36
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Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events — United States, 1992–2013

After prohibition of tobacco brand sponsorship in sports in March 2010, cigarette manufacturers reported $0 on sports-related advertising and promotion during 2010–2013. In contrast, during 2010–2013, smokeless tobacco manufacturers reported a total of $1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:05
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NEJM: Smoking Rate Decreased Markedly During Obama’s Tenure

“We lose almost 500,000 Americans a year to smoking, about 20% of all deaths in our country,” Fiore said. “That huge loss of life is something future Administrations should not ignore – the recent progress we have made must continue.” Fiore associated
University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolCenter for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:07
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NEJM Analysis: U.S. Smoking Rate Fell Much Faster Under Obama Administration, Would Reach Zero by 2035 if Recent Progress Continues

Congress must reject proposals included in House appropriations bills that would cut funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by more than half (from $210 million to $100 million) and greatly weaken FDA authority over tobacco products. The CDC fundi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:03
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FIORE: Tobacco Control in the Obama Era — Substantial Progress, Remaining Challenges [FREE FULL TEXT]

with about 15% of adults, or more than 36 million Americans, continuing to smoke. About half these people will die prematurely unless they can stop smoking.5 Although an end to tobacco use in the United States now appears achievable, it will be realized o
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:01
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Shane Todd, of 'Tips From Former Smokers' campaign, dies

Shane Todd of CDC's "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign died of cancer He shared his story with millions in the anti-smoking campaign videos...died from complications of cancer. He was 49.
CNN
added Aug 18, 2016 03:57
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Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013

Findings from studies indicate the existence of an association between cardiovascular disease and certain job factors and between specific cardiovascular disease health behaviors (e.g., smoking status, etc.) and occupational group.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:35
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[Michigan] Involuntary secondhand smoke exposure high in multi-unit housing

health department, said that in Branch, Hillsdale and St. Joseph counties there are about 7,400 multi-dwelling units – places where two or more families live in a single building or complex. “This represents about 11 percent of the counties’ housing unit
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Aug 10, 2016 18:29
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[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05
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