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[USA, California] LEW: Former Asian American Smokers Speak of Tobacco's Dangers

Rico’s story illustrates a disturbing fact: Many Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPI) use tobacco and tobacco products, and then suffer health consequences. Korean American men, as well as those of Filipino, Vietnamese, C
added Apr 26, 2013 05:41

Michigan resident joins CDC anti-smoking campaign

In the CDC’s newest ads, a Michigan resident named Bill is featured. Bill started smoking when he was 15, but now wishes he could take it back. Bill also has diabetes and over the years, has learned that smoking makes diabetes harder to control. At 37 he
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Apr 24, 2013 13:09

[New York] Study: Banning smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would save $521 million annually

The estimated annual cost savings from eliminating smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would be $521 million, according to a study from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the first study to estimate the money that could be
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 18, 2013 16:52

Smoking Bans in Public Housing Could Save Dollars, Lives: CDC

Smoking bans in subsidized housing, including public housing and rental assistance programs, would save $521 million a year, according to new U.S. government research.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2013 07:46

Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Americans quit smoking

NEW: Broadcast quality clips featuring CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., on the “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign are available at this link: A digital press kit is available at this link: http://w
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 16, 2013 02:13

Smoking Ban in Federally Subsidized Housing Would Save $521 Million Annually

A CDC report projects massive savings from a federal smoking ban in subsidized housing- $341 million would come from reducing healthcare costs from secondhand smoke.
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2013 02:05

Alaska man with ruined lungs now face of CDC's anti-smoking effort

Michael Patterson, a formerly homeless person who started smoking at age 9, has stories of carved-away lungs, battles to breathe, and doctors who tell him he's a walking dead man living on borrowed time. He'll be taking those stories on the road to schoo
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 15, 2013 08:24
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New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline

New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits. The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in ei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 06:42

Adherence is generally high to tobacco control act provisions

Tobacco retailers are generally adherent to all provisions of the Tobacco Control Act, according to a study published in April issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 12, 2013 14:07
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