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Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 1999–2014

report poorer physical and mental health and have higher rates of health risk factors for the leading causes of death, including factors such as cigarette smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:30

great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55

[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03

[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05

E-cigarettes may help adults quit smoking but entice teens to start

As advertising for electronic cigarettes increases, so do does the number of teens trying them, a new study suggests. The battery-powered cigarette alternative, known as an e-cigarettes or e-cig, is increasingly popular among mainstream tobacco companie
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 26, 2016 16:06

ATS Expert Available to Comment on CDC’s Latest Report on E-Cigarettes and Teens

Frank Leone, MD, chair of the ATS Tobacco Action Committee, believes the misconception that e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes is driving the trend to increased use, which puts children and other first-time users at risk for significant h
added Apr 18, 2016 21:19

BENTLEY: How The CDC Turned A Fall In Youth Smoking Into An Attack On E-Cigarettes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is guilty of making a “staggeringly dishonest” claim about youth tobacco use. That’s according to the President of the American Vaping Association Gregory Conley, who challenged CDC data released Thur
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:30

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Renews Partnership with CDC to Prevent Smoking through Educational Campaign Tips Campaign Features Advice from Hispanics Who Quit Smoking

ads feature real people like Beatrice who was inspired to quit smoking for her son; Mariano who quit smoking after having open heart surgery due to his two pack-a-day habit; Felicita who quit after losing her teeth from 33 years of smoking; and, Rose who
PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2016 19:08

CDC: 104K people quit smoking due to ad campaign

In addition, 1.4 million people attempted to quit smoking as a result of the 2014 ad campaign, the CDC said, citing survey results published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The ad campaign features former smokers talking about health problems
The Hill
added Mar 25, 2016 05:01

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says

Despite widespread laws banning smoking in public places, new research indicates nearly half of American teens who've never used tobacco are exposed to harmful secondhand smoke -- many in their homes and family cars.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 11, 2016 15:00
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