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Alaska man with ruined lungs now face of CDC's anti-smoking effort

Michael Patterson, a formerly homeless person who started smoking at age 9, has stories of carved-away lungs, battles to breathe, and doctors who tell him he's a walking dead man living on borrowed time. He'll be taking those stories on the road to schoo
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 15, 2013 08:24
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The CDC's Anti-Smoking Ads Now Include E-Cigarettes

Starting on March 30, the CDC will roll out a $68 million ad campaign designed to help smokers quit. The campaign expands on the CDC’s three-year-old “Tips from Former Smokers” series, which enlists real people who've been ravaged by smoking. And for the
Bloomberg News
added Mar 26, 2015 09:27
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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Surgeon General's Reports on Smoking and Tobacco Use

2012—Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adult 2010—How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 10, 2013 13:08
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Sweet, Cheap and Colorful – No Wonder Some Cigars Are Popular with Kids

Cigar smoking jumps among African-American teens
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 14, 2012 15:21
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Big Cigars Offer Way for Smokers to Save

Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, but a growing number are turning to cigarettelike cigars that can sell for as little as seven cents apiece or to making cigarettes from inexpensive loose tobacco labeled for pipe use, the Centers for Disease Contro
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2012 09:17
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Proof That The Tobacco Industry Is Successfully Turning Teens Into New Smokers

A spokesperson for Reynolds American Inc...disputed claims that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to traditional smokes, pointing to research from a Boston University professor and a public health physician who claim that “virtually all experimentation with c
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:38
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Where There's Smoke There's Worse Asthma

The researchers used data from 2,250 kids and teens, aged 4 to 19, who had asthma during the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 1988-1994, 1999-2004 and 2005-2010. The researchers measured the levels of cotinine - the chemical that nic
DailyRx
added Feb 11, 2013 20:12
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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CDC Studying Anti-Smoking Ad Outcome

The CDC is trying to find out how well a $54 million campaign of emotional ads to scare smokers into quitting worked, researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Sep 24, 2012 18:18
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