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NEJM Analysis: U.S. Smoking Rate Fell Much Faster Under Obama Administration, Would Reach Zero by 2035 if Recent Progress Continues

Congress must reject proposals included in House appropriations bills that would cut funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by more than half (from $210 million to $100 million) and greatly weaken FDA authority over tobacco products. The CDC fundi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:03
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FIORE: Tobacco Control in the Obama Era — Substantial Progress, Remaining Challenges [FREE FULL TEXT]

with about 15% of adults, or more than 36 million Americans, continuing to smoke. About half these people will die prematurely unless they can stop smoking.5 Although an end to tobacco use in the United States now appears achievable, it will be realized o
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:01
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Shane Todd, of 'Tips From Former Smokers' campaign, dies

Shane Todd of CDC's "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign died of cancer He shared his story with millions in the anti-smoking campaign videos...died from complications of cancer. He was 49.
CNN
added Aug 18, 2016 03:57
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Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013

Findings from studies indicate the existence of an association between cardiovascular disease and certain job factors and between specific cardiovascular disease health behaviors (e.g., smoking status, etc.) and occupational group.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:35
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[Michigan] Involuntary secondhand smoke exposure high in multi-unit housing

health department, said that in Branch, Hillsdale and St. Joseph counties there are about 7,400 multi-dwelling units – places where two or more families live in a single building or complex. “This represents about 11 percent of the counties’ housing unit
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Aug 10, 2016 18:29
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[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05
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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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