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Deaths: Leading Causes for 2008 (PDF)

This report presents final 2008 data on the 10 leading causes of death in the United States by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jun 9, 2012 12:41
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Media Advisory: Youth Risk Behavior Teleriefing, June 6, 2012

CDC will host a telephone-only media availability to discuss the new 2011 results from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 7, 2012 17:35

[New York] American Lung Association Working to Reduce Tobacco Use and Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in the Bronx

Efforts Supported by Expanding Smokefree Communities, Community Transformation Grants Program
added Jun 6, 2012 04:21

[Arizona] LETTER: Follow tobacco industry's money

In 1994, Arizona was the fourth state to pass a significant education-designated tax increase on cigarettes.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 1, 2012 01:08

VIDEOS: 2012 Surgeon General's Video Contest - Smoking & Tobacco Use

2012 Surgeon General's Video Contest: Tobacco -- I'm Not Buying It
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 1, 2012 03:44

[California] Smoking prevention efforts get short shrift from states, CDC says

Would more spending have made a difference? Yes, the CDC researchers argue. For evidence, they turn to California, which (unlike most states) actually comes close to spending the amount of money on tobacco prevention that the health agency says is needed
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2012 17:42

CDC Report: States Have Spent Little Tobacco Revenue on Tobacco Prevention

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 28, 2012 12:09

Graphic TV ads may help 50K quit smoking

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, said the CDC recently began a hard-hitting ad campaign that showed the graphic realities of smoking
added May 26, 2012 07:58

Graphic TV ads may help 50K quit smoking

Big tobacco spends $10 billion annually -- about $1 million an hour -- to portray smoking as vibrant and healthy, but it's not reality, a U.S. official says.
added May 25, 2012 05:43

State Tobacco Revenues Compared with Tobacco Control Appropriations — United States, 1998–2010

in 2010, the ratio was approximately 37 to 1 ($23.96 billion to $0.64 billion). If states allocated funding for tobacco control at Best Practices levels, they could achieve larger and more rapid reductions in smoking and associated morbidity and mortality
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 24, 2012 12:50
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