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House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for CDC’s Life-Saving Tobacco Control Programs

the committee approved a bill that cuts funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by nearly a quarter, threatening the continued success of the CDC’s highly effective initiatives to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. Last week, the Appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:37
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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 Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010–2016

Although there were fewer youth-rated films with tobacco incidents in 2016 than in 2010, total depictions of tobacco use has remained stable, concentrating such exposure in fewer films. Reducing tobacco incidents that appear in youth-related movies would
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:35
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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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US teen tobacco use declines

cigarette smoking among US high school students is at an all-time low. One in 5 US high school students in 2016 reported using a tobacco product within the past 30 days, an improvement from 1 in 4 students just one year before. “These findings reinforce
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2017 01:07
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Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

Across the nation, the number of teens using e-cigarettes dropped dramatically last year. But in Wisconsin it was just the opposite.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Iowa] Students choose marijuana over tobacco

Only 8 percent of Wapello County 11th-graders reported using tobacco products within the 30 days prior to the survey. However, 16 percent said they’d used marijuana during that time. According to the Centers for Disease Control smoking among teens reach
Ottumwa (IA) Courier
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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Worldwide, more than 10 percent of young teens are smokers

In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study also found. The proportion of student smokers who said they desired to quit ranged from a low of 32 percent in Uruguay to a high of 90 percent in t
Reuters
added Jun 17, 2017 14:19
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