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About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45
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CDC smoking chief says awareness, use of electronic cigarettes underscores need for regulation

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's office on smoking and health
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:58
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Where There's Smoke There's Worse Asthma

The researchers used data from 2,250 kids and teens, aged 4 to 19, who had asthma during the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 1988-1994, 1999-2004 and 2005-2010. The researchers measured the levels of cotinine - the chemical that nic
DailyRx
added Feb 11, 2013 20:12
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Smoking much more prevalent among mentally ill

A Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found U.S. adults with some form of mental illness have a smoking rate 70 percent higher
UPI
added Feb 7, 2013 08:49
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Smoking related to mental illness reports new study

However, one population group is associated with a high level of smoking: those with mental illness. The findings were released on February 5 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admini
eMaxHealth
added Feb 6, 2013 20:28
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Mentally Ill Smoke 30% of All Cigarettes

MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2013 12:36
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Adults with mental illness smoke at higher rate: CDC

Mentally ill adults in the United States smoke cigarettes at a 70 percent higher rate than adults without any kind of mental illness, according to a report released by federal health agencies on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2013 12:33
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People With Mental Illness More Likely to Be Smokers, Study Finds

“Many people with mental illness are at greater risk of dying early from smoking than of dying from their mental health conditions,” said Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, during a press briefing. The report is based on
New York Times
added Feb 6, 2013 02:48
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Vital Signs: Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Mental Illness — United States, 2009–2011

Conclusions: The prevalence of cigarette smoking is high among adults with AMI, especially for younger adults, those with low levels of education, and those living below the poverty level; the prevalence varies by U.S. region. Implications for Public He
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 5, 2013 22:19
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Smoking Rates Much Higher Among the Mentally Ill: CDC

The smoking rate for American adults with mental illness is 70 percent higher than for those without such problems, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday. Overall, 36 percent of adults diagnosed with a mental health issue smoke, compared to 21 percent a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 5, 2013 22:16
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