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[Asia-pacific, USA] Decreased Smoking Disparities Among Vietnamese and Cambodian Communities — Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Project, 2002–2006

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity selected this intervention analysis and discussion to provide an example of a program that might be effective for reducing tobacco use-related health disparities in the United States.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 21, 2014 14:59

Notes from the Field: Calls to Poison Centers for Exposures to Electronic Cigarettes — United States, September 2010–February 2014

Given the rapid increase in e-cigarette-related exposures, of which 51.1% were among young children, developing strategies to monitor and prevent future poisonings is critical. Health-care providers; the public health community; e-cigarette manufacturers,
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 3, 2014 14:42

State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Coverage — United States, 2008–2014

states could reduce smoking-related morbidity and health-care costs among Medicaid enrollees by providing Medicaid coverage for all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing all barriers to accessing these treatments, promoting the coverage, and monit
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 29, 2014 12:26

Stop-smoking battle still raging 50 years after surgeon general published health risks

About 42 percent of American adults smoked in 1964, and that number has plummeted to about 18 percent. The reduction in tobacco use is believed to account for a substantial portion of gains made in life expectancy in America, which has risen by five year
Deseret News
added Jan 12, 2014 03:42

Lung cancer rates decline for U.S. men, women - study

percentage of U.S. adults developing lung cancer is falling, with the sharpest declines among those aged 35 to 44, according to U.S. data released on Thursday, fifty years after the surgeon general's first-ever report warning of the dangers of smoking.
added Jan 9, 2014 17:27

Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013

CDC anti-smoking campaign beat expectations. Perhaps one of the most positive health stories of the year was the success of the CDC's hard-hitting "Tips From Former Smokers" ad campaign. The ads often focused on the difficulties in breathing or managing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2013 01:35

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
added Nov 15, 2013 02:15

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

[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

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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