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[Alaska] Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups — except one

Only among Native Americans and Alaska Natives did the smoking rate rise...“In general, smoking is getting more and more concentrated among disadvantaged groups. And it's poor people, ethnic minorities, people with mental illness,” said Glantz
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2016 17:41
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Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

Substantial disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence exist among and within Asian and Hispanic subgroups, with Koreans and Puerto Ricans reporting the highest cigarette smoking prevalences within their respective racial/ethnic population. These f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:22
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Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports

"Even though the overall cigarette smoking rate is declining, disparities remain among racial and ethnic groups and within subgroups," said Bridgette Garrett, associate director for health equity in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's O
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2016 21:20
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[California] UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke free apartments in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the program is mai
OLD Los Angeles Sentinel [DO NOT USE]
added Jul 22, 2016 02:07
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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Apartments, Condominiums

If you live in an apartment or condominium, cigarette smoke can easily seep into your home... R.J. Reynolds sent an email to Healthline that stated smokers should avoid exposing children to secondhand smoke as well as obey all smoking regulations.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 20, 2016 10:01
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CDC: 1 in 4 Adults Still Use Tobacco Products

"These findings are consistent with what we have seen in the past, but the tobacco product landscape is changing and this is concerning," King told MedPage Today. "Although cigarettes are still the most commonly used tobacco product, we are seeing the us
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:16
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1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

Findings from the 2013-2014 survey underscore the need "to educate the public about the potential harms of all tobacco product use, including risks associated with occasional use," CDC researcher Dr. Sean Hu and colleagues wrote. Noting that e-cigarette
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 15, 2016 02:39
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2013–2014

21.3% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day or some days, and 25.5% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day, some days, or rarely. Cigarettes remained the most commonly used ...Sustained, comprehensive state tobacco control programs fund
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 14, 2016 18:27
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House Appropriations Committee Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

voted to slash funding for the CDC’s highly successful and cost-effective programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit... Why in the world would Congress want to cut back a program with such a strong track record of saving lives and money?
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2016 14:01
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Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes...found that 20 percent of adults living in apartments or condos smoked, potentially exposing nearby residents to secondhand sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2016 19:14
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