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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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US teen tobacco use declines

cigarette smoking among US high school students is at an all-time low. One in 5 US high school students in 2016 reported using a tobacco product within the past 30 days, an improvement from 1 in 4 students just one year before. “These findings reinforce
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2017 01:07
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Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010–2016

Although there were fewer youth-rated films with tobacco incidents in 2016 than in 2010, total depictions of tobacco use has remained stable, concentrating such exposure in fewer films. Reducing tobacco incidents that appear in youth-related movies would
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:35
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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 Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

Across the nation, the number of teens using e-cigarettes dropped dramatically last year. But in Wisconsin it was just the opposite.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Iowa] Students choose marijuana over tobacco

Only 8 percent of Wapello County 11th-graders reported using tobacco products within the 30 days prior to the survey. However, 16 percent said they’d used marijuana during that time. According to the Centers for Disease Control smoking among teens reach
Ottumwa (IA) Courier
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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Worldwide, more than 10 percent of young teens are smokers

In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study also found. The proportion of student smokers who said they desired to quit ranged from a low of 32 percent in Uruguay to a high of 90 percent in t
Reuters
added Jun 17, 2017 14:19
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First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC

The drop was significant, falling from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016... And that trend largely fueled a decrease in overall tobacco use by high school and middle school students, health officials added. In 2015, 4.7 million teens used tobacco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 16, 2017 21:44
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No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

"It certainly is a public health win," said Brian King, an expert on smoking and health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the first decline CDC has reported in teen vaping since the agency began tracking it in 2011. The findings ec
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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