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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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Decline in Student Tobacco Use

Last year’s decline in tobacco use among US middle and high school students was driven primarily by a decrease in e-cigarette use, according to a recent CDC study.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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Senate Should Vote No On Health Care Bill – Proposal Would Take Away Health Coverage from Millions and Harm Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

eliminating programs that we know are working, such as the CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) media campaign, which has motivated about five million smokers to try to quit and helped 500,000 smokers to quit successfully since its launch in 2012. Repeal
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:50
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2016 National Health Interview Survey (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (17.8%) than for women (13.9%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (26.1%) than for women (18.8%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 23, 2017 14:40
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The Weekly Health Quiz: Carbs, Cancer Screening and Rhabdo

{CDC] estimates that taking smoking out of films rated for children would: Improve air quality on film sets • Save a thousand lives • Save a million lives • Make no difference / The C.D.C.’s fact sheet on smoking in the movies estimates that it would sa
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 23:22
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House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for CDC’s Life-Saving Tobacco Control Programs

the committee approved a bill that cuts funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by nearly a quarter, threatening the continued success of the CDC’s highly effective initiatives to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. Last week, the Appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:37
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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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