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[Utah] VIDEO: Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline

introduced the Smoke Free Schools Act of 2018, a measure that instructs the [FDA] and the [CDC] to partner to "study best practices for schools to implement policies to address e-cigarette use among students," the seven-term senator's office said.The age
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:05
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1 in 4 non-smokers are exposed to dangerous levels of second-hand smoke: CDC reveals progress has stalled after huge drop since the 80s

One in four non-smokers - including 14 million children - are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke, new CDC data reveal. The rate of cigarette smokers has plummeted since the late 1980s, and with it the number of people unwittingly affected b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:54
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Millions of Americans Still Breathing Secondhand Smoke: Report

Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans -- children included -- are still breathing in tobacco fumes, federal health officials reported Thursday. Nearly 40 percent of children aged 3 to 11 are exposed to seco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33
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Secondhand smoke still a problem for Americans: CDC

It’s a proven danger, and exposure rates have been plummeting over the years -- until now. In 1988, 87 percent of people were exposed to secondhand smoke; in 2011 it was only 25 percent. But according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, p
ABC News
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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CDC: 58M Americans exposed to secondhand smoke

The data, gathered from 2013 to 2014, show that progress in reducing the public’s exposure to secondhand smoke has stalled in recent years, despite major declines in past decades.
The Hill
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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National anti-smoking campaign helps smokers with mental health conditions try to quit

The CDC’s 2016 Tips from Former Smokers or "Tips" campaign, in which Rebecca appeared, was one of the first to deliberately feature someone who had a mental health condition and successfully quit smoking. At its core, Rebecca's message was this: I had d
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:29
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Big news - 2019 has been designated as the Year of Cessation!

Dear Colleagues...At last week’s National Partners’ Meeting in Atlanta (hosted by CDC/OSH on November 7-8), Dr. Corinne Graffunder, director of OSH, announced a plan to designate 2019 as the Year of Cessation! This is a very exciting opportunity for thos
North American Quitline Consortium
added Nov 20, 2018 18:38
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Notes from the Field: Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Any Tobacco Product Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2018

The rise in e-cigarette use during 2017–2018 is likely because of the recent popularity of e-cigarettes shaped like a USB flash drive, such as JUUL; these products can be used discreetly, have a high nicotine content, and come in flavors that appeal to y
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:29
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