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FRIEDEN: Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative

Even in programs such as tobacco control for which US progress was rapid, some geographic and demographic groups continue to have high rates of smoking. Localities or institutions in which greater progress is evident may reflect best practices that can be
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 3, 2017 03:35

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2013

These four sites accounted for approximately half of cancers diagnosed in 2013, including ... 212,584 lung cancers,...for lung cancer, from 26 (Utah) to 93 (Kentucky) per 100,000 persons
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:53

Federal, State Leaders Disregard Proven Ways to Prevent, Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives, Finds American Lung Association Tobacco Report

The American Lung Association's 15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report finds that much more needs to be done to prevent our nation's youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The report shows that some key actions were taken at the federal and s
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:26

Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06

cdc's anti-smoking ad campaign returns for sixth year

With more than 16 million Americans living with smoking-related diseases, the Tips campaign raises awareness about the health and emotional impact of cigarette smoking, encourages smokers to quit and offers free resources on how to quit and stay smoke-fr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:06

VIDEO: Frieden Shares Parting Thoughts on His Years at CDC

As part of MedPage Today's new "Doc to Doc" series, Wilson talked with Frieden about his proudest accomplishments..."Today there are 10 million fewer smokers in the US than there were in 2009..."
MedPage Today
added Jan 17, 2017 19:01

FRIEDEN: A Safer, Healthier U.S.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009–2016

This article summarizes major initiatives, lessons, and remaining challenges. CDC has helped make Americans safer and healthier by strengthening public health systems, addressing health threats effectively, and protecting health both in our country and ar
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:34

Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 1999–2014

report poorer physical and mental health and have higher rates of health risk factors for the leading causes of death, including factors such as cigarette smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:30

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

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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