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E-cigarette use doubled in one year in middle and high schools

Electronic cigarette use doubled among U.S. middle school students from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012, health officials say. A report in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found e-cigarette
UPI
added Nov 15, 2013 02:15
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Mourning the Death of Terrie Hall, Who Dedicated Her Life to Helping Others Live Longer

All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened by the death of Ms. Hall, who was the unforgettable face and voice of the federal government’s first-ever national media campaign aimed at reducing smoking. Ms. Hall died yesterday after
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 18, 2013 02:57
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[Minnesota] Duluth says no to e-cigarettes; state says it will consider options

In Duluth, people puffing on electronic cigarettes will face the same restrictions as those smoking their traditional, tobacco counterparts. The City Council on Monday approved laws prohibiting e-cigarettes in public places, further flaming an already he
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 11, 2013 09:44
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CDC Claims a Win for Anti-Smoking Ads

* The CDC delivered a national, 3-month anti-smoking campaign called Tips From Former Smokers that started in March, 2012. * Follow-up surveys suggested that the campaign was effective at increasing quit attempts.
MedPage Today
added Sep 10, 2013 12:16
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KLEIMAN: Let’s not panic about e-cigarettes

Unless and until someone can point to demonstrated and serious risks, rather than speculative ones, e-cigarettes ought to be thought of mostly as a part of the solution rather than as a part of the problem.
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Sep 7, 2013 18:42
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[Alabama] Study: Sheffield workers at risk

Full-time workers in Sheffield restaurants and bars that allow indoor smoking are exposed to levels of air pollution 18 times higher than what is found in non-smoking venues, according to a study by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Roswell Park Cancer
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Aug 6, 2013 14:47
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AAP joins other organizations in stop smoking campaign

Pediatrics is among five medical organizations taking part in a new smoking prevention initiative called Talk with Your Doctor, which encourages smokers to quit. The effort by these organizations, representing nearly 600,000 physicians, is an extension o
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 23, 2013 02:50
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Large majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles

Four out of five U.S. adults report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their homes and three out of four report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their vehicles, according to a study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a publication
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 17, 2013 13:04
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Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
WebWire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41
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The Fenway Institute Applauds CDC's 'Tips from Former Smokers' Campaign's LGBT Focus

eatures a lesbian who suffers from asthma triggered by working in a smoke-filled bar. Recently released data from the CDC shows that LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are nearly 70% higher than the general population. The Fenway Institute and oth
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2013 16:40
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