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Smoking declines dramatically but linked to 40 percent of cancer cases

In a pair of good news/bad news reports, the federal government said Thursday that cigarette smoking among adult Americans continues to decline sharply but that 40 percent of all cancer diagnoses now are linked to tobacco use. Those malignancies go beyon
Washington Post
added Nov 10, 2016 21:38

Cigarette Smoking In The U.S. Continues To Fall

The number of cigarette smokers in the United States has dropped by 8.6 million since 2005 — and that fall could be accelerated by a tobacco tax just passed in California. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says smoking rates have fallen fro
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:35

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31

Great American Smokeout —November 17, 2016

The 41st annual Great American Smokeout will be held on November 17, 2016. In the more than 50 years since the Surgeon General's first report on smoking and health, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has been reduced by approximately half. However, sin
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:30

Cancers linked to tobacco use make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States

Forty percent of cancers diagnosed in the U.S. may have a link to tobacco use, according to this month's Vital Signs Report. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths. It causes more than lung cancer — based on current evide
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 21:27

Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013

• Tobacco use causes at least 12 types of cancer. • Thirty percent of cancer deaths are caused by cigarette smoking. • Tobacco-related cancer incidence rates decreased significantly in 44 states. • Disparities in tobacco-related cancer persist among c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:33

[Australia] Vaping 'gateway' to teen smoking: study

E-cigarette use among youth puts them at risk of higher levels of tobacco smoking, new research shows. Vaping threatens to undo the hard work done to de-normalise tobacco smoking among teens in Australia, warns Cancer Council Australia. New research ha
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:48

[California] Teens Using Candy-Flavored E-Cigs Show High Interest in Smoking

Action Points Flavored electronic cigarette use among children and teens was associated with a decreased perception of the dangers of smoking and an increased likelihood of becoming a smoker, according to findings from a large CDC survey of middle- and h
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2016 22:17

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 33% of Koreans obese, 23% of women heavy drinkers

The smoking rate among men dropped to a record low in 2015, dipping below 40 percent for the first time. About 39.3 percent of Korean men aged 19 or older were smokers last year, down 3.8 percentage points from the previous year’s 43.1 percent. That ma
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:29

E-cig studies provide more conflicting outcomes on potential harm

Another week, another release of studies that have conflicting outcomes on the attractiveness and potential risk of electronic cigarettes, particularly to young adults...until a universally accepted definitive study is released, the two reports add more e
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:50
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