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ROSS: California’s Public Health Lies About E-Cigarettes Will Kill Smokers

Are the CDPH authorities (and their overlords at the CDC, who funded this destructive propaganda) that stupid — or are other forces at work? The fact that the multi-billion-dollar drug companies stand to lose big-time if their useless cessation products
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:12
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Public health group slams LePage budget cuts to tobacco program, Maine CDC staffing

LePage’s budget “drastically” reduces funding for the state’s tobacco program and “all but eliminates” the Healthy Maine Partnerships, coalitions that address tobacco and other health problems in the community, the Maine Public Health Association said in
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 16, 2015 11:58
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The Role of Fear and Disgust in Predicting the Effectiveness of Television Advertisements That Graphically Depict the Health Harms of Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

When advertisements elicit high ratings of both fear and disgust, advertisements with graphic imagery are effective, whereas advertisements without graphic imagery are not.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:57
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ROSS: Public health's cigarette sellout: Smoke 'em if you got 'em

The shameful abdication of their ethical responsibilities by our nation’s public health authorities, from the CDC on down, has gone on far too long: willfully blind to the plain facts, often obtained by their own statisticians, they continue to lie to Am
The Hill
added Jan 12, 2015 23:30
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NCHS Data Brief: Cigarette Smoking and Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

46.2% of adults aged 40–79 with lung obstruction currently smoked cigarettes. About 41% with mild and 55% with moderate or worse obstruction were current smokers. A similar percentage of men and women with lung obstruction, overall and at each level of s
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 7, 2015 14:05
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Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

During 2007–2012, almost 15% (14.7%) of adults aged 40–79 had any lung obstruction; 9.4% had mild and 5.3% had moderate or worse lung obstruction. A similar percentage of men and women had lung obstruction, overall and at each level of severity. A greate
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 6, 2015 15:13
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NCHS Data Brief: Mortality in the United States, 2013

10 leading causes of death (heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, unintentional injuries, stroke...)....age-adjusted death rates decreased significantly for 4 of 10 leading causes of death. The rate decreased 0.4% for heart disease, 2
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 6, 2015 15:11
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About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC

Nearly 15 percent, or about one out of seven, middle-aged and older U.S. adults suffer from lung disorders such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), health officials said Tuesday. While 10 percent of those people experience mild bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2015 15:05
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Quit Smoking By Being Tech Savvy: Web-Based Help Keeps Quitters On Track

Using online smoking cessation services might make — or break — your attempt to quit, according to a new study out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to your other quitting crutches, like nicotine patches, exercise, and
Medical Daily
added Jan 4, 2015 10:38
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Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions — Four States, 2011–2012

Dual-service users had demographic and smoking characteristics similar to telephone-only and Web-only users. However, single-service users had significantly lower odds of cessation success compared with dual-service users. This suggests that availability
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:25
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