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AAP joins other organizations in stop smoking campaign

Pediatrics is among five medical organizations taking part in a new smoking prevention initiative called Talk with Your Doctor, which encourages smokers to quit. The effort by these organizations, representing nearly 600,000 physicians, is an extension o
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 23, 2013 02:50
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[North Carolina] Winston-Salem woman honored for anti-smoking campaign ads

Just about everywhere Terrie Hall goes in the U.S. someone recognizes her from the national “Tips from Former Smokers” television campaign ads. Since 2005, the Winston-Salem woman and former smoker has been sharing her story on television in hopes of hel
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added May 23, 2013 02:47
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CDC, Medical Groups Urge Smoker-Doc Chats

The CDC is partnering with five leading physician groups to encourage smokers to talk to their doctor about quitting the habit, and launched a national television and online ad campaign at an event here Wednesday. The campaign, dubbed "Talk With Your Do
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2013 19:47
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Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15
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[Canada] Bidi and Hookah Use Among Canadian Youth: Findings From the 2010 Canadian Youth Smoking Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although bidi use has not changed significantly among Canadian youth, the increase in hookah use warrants attention. Understanding the factors associated with use of bidis and hookahs can inform the development of tobacco use prevention programs to addres
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:12
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Using Current Smoking Prevalence to Project Lung Cancer Morbidity and Mortality in Georgia by 2020 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The lung cancer mortality rates projected in this study are far from meeting the Healthy People 2020 goal (46 per 100,000 population). Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco-use control programs would significantly reduce tobacco-use–related morbid
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:10
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Smoke-Free Rules and Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Homes and Vehicles Among US Adults, 2009-2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most US adults report having voluntary smoke-free home and vehicle rules; however, millions of people remain exposed to SHS in these environments. Disparities in exposure also exist among certain states and subpopulations. Efforts are needed to warn about
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:08
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Large majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles

Four out of five U.S. adults report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their homes and three out of four report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their vehicles, according to a study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a publication
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 17, 2013 13:04
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Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

Four out of five adults now have smoke-free rules in their homes, while about three out of four have enacted the same ban in their cars, according to the national survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getting tough on smoking
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 17, 2013 05:39
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[Georgia] DeKalb County used tax funds to question strippers about a smoking ban

investigation of money handed out by a Centers for Disease Control program called Communities Putting Prevention to Work. Cause of Action says documents indicate that DeKalb County used funds it received “to support the adoption of a strengthened count
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 16, 2013 16:43
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