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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Making the Business Case for Prevention: Smoke-free Multiunit Housing

Real estate developers, property managers, and residents of Boston, MA, are benefitting from smoke-free efforts. Find out why smoke-free housing is a smart business decision that also aims to improve public health.
You Tube
added Aug 16, 2014 11:52
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[Kentucky] CDC Director in Ky. Takes Aim at Tobacco Use

A top U.S. health official has taken aim at tobacco use as a leading contributor to several diseases during a visit to Kentucky, where tobacco remains a big cash crop. Dr. Thomas Frieden identified tobacco as the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the U
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 5, 2014 18:52
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Disparities in Receipt of Advice to Quit Smoking From Health Care Providers: 2010 National Health Interview Survey

Only half of all smokers receive advice to quit from any HCP and even fewer from dentists. Changes in professional organizations’ policies, health profession education curriculum, and continuing education requirements are needed to improve compliance wit
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 4, 2014 12:17
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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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[Iowa] Few applying for insurance acknowledge smoking

Surveys show about 20 percent of adults in Iowa smoke regularly, but but a much smaller percentage acknowledged their habit when signing up for insurance with federally mandated forms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 31, 2014 11:37
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Hard-to-Watch Commercials to Make Quitting Smoking Easier

But smokers’ response to such messages was that it would not happen to them, Dr. McAfee said. What they feared more than an untimely death, it turned out, was chronic illness. “They were less motivated by the fear of dying than the fear of suffering, of
New York Times
added Jul 24, 2014 22:07
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[Indiana] VANNESS: Real stories show harsh realities of smoking

On July 7, the "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restarted across the country. The campaign profiles real people -- not actors -- who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and expos
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Jul 23, 2014 12:07
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How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

annual National Health Interview Survey...Adults who identified themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual reported some different behaviors and concerns — for example, more alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking — than those who said they were straight.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 22, 2014 10:05
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