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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:29
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Rural Americans at higher risk of death from five leading causes

They have higher rates of cigarette smoking...Promote smoking cessation. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States and is the most significant risk factor for chronic lower respiratory disease.
PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2017 18:27
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CDC Launches Latest 'Tips from Former Smokers' Anti-Smoking Campaign

The Tips From Former Smokers campaign is back for the sixth year and will run for at least 20 weeks. It features 15- and 30-second ads on cable and network television and online, as well as print ads. Additional television, radio, and billboard ads will
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:28
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Quitting Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2000–2015

What is added by this report? Approximately two thirds of cigarette smokers are interested in quitting, and in 2015, approximately half of smokers reported receiving advice to quit from a health professional and making a quit attempt in the past year. Ho
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:33
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BIRR: CDC Fears Teen Vaping Is Out Of Control Despite Plunge In 2016

“The CDC is using a fear-based outreach effort on e-cigarettes,” Dr. Edward Anselm, senior fellow at the R Street Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The risk to young people is overstated. The recent surgeon generals report had little to
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:52
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SATEL: The Year In E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad, And Some Reasons For Optimism

Ideally, a new administration will usher in a regulatory milieu at the FDA that better recognizes the potential of market forces. I also hope the new CDC director who, unlike the agency’s current occupant, is dedicated to a balanced consideration of risk
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:21
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CDC Selects ICF’s Award-Winning Health Communications Practice

“ICF has a robust history of working with CDC to change behavior around some of the world’s most pressing public health issues, including prescription drug overdose, tobacco use among youth and diabetes in high-risk populations,” said Kris Tremaine, seni
Business Wire
added Dec 30, 2016 16:27
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Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25
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Teens are vaping more than ever, and not just nicotine

Vaping is more popular with teens than ever, with more than one-third of high school students reporting having tried e-cigarettes. And teens aren’t always using e-cigs for nicotine, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:23
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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