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1 in 5 U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015: government study

found 21 percent of U.S. adults, or 49 million people, were tobacco users. Of them, about 87 percent reported smoking cigarettes, cigars or some form of pipe. The remainder reported using e-cigarettes or smokeless products such as chewing or dissolvable
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2017 20:32
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One in five US adults still using tobacco products in 2015

This is the first time CDC, in coordination with FDA, has used the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to assess the range of different tobacco products used by U.S. adults. The survey has been used to assess current ("every day" or "some day") cigar
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:22
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015

In 2015, 20.1% of U.S. adults currently (every day or some days) used any tobacco product, 17.6% used any combustible tobacco product, and 3.9% used ≥2 tobacco products. Current use of any tobacco product was higher among males; persons aged <65 years; n
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:10
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Great American Smokeout — November 16, 2017

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. Nonetheless, since 1964, the year of that first report, an estimated 20 million persons
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:06
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Celebrate This Veteran's Day Tobacco Free

This Veteran’s Day, CDC is supporting veterans by sharing free resources available to help them quit tobacco use. Cigarette smoking and other tobacco use are harmful to the health of any user, but for active-duty military personnel tobacco use can be esp
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2017 18:46
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CDC Awards ICF over $13 Million Tobacco Survey Research Task Order

ICF Will Continue to Conduct a National Survey to Examine Youth Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:10
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KAVA: Working Adults Are Smoking Less - Except In These Occupations

this recent MMWR report shows that we still have some way to go to eliminate this unnecessary risk. And the report points to at least some of the groups that should be especially targeted for information about and assistance in finding and using ways to q
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:27
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. Workers Use Tobacco Products

Close to 33 million working adults in the United States -- or roughly 20% -- regularly smoke cigarettes, vape, or use some other tobacco product, the CDC reported. Just over 15.4% of working adults reported smoking cigarettes, while 5.8% used another com
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2017 15:04
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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Tobacco Use and Pregnancy

How Does Smoking During Pregnancy Harm My Health and My Baby? Most people know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other major health problems. Smoking during pregnancy causes additional health problems, including premature birth (being born t
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:46
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