Headlines Tagged with Class/Income Levels — 3,040 headlines found
more than 30% of smokers in LMICs attempted to quit in the previous year (15% in China).7 However, in most countries in particular LMICs, cessation advice or services are not available.8 Even where they are, the urban poor are least likely to receive cess
Jan 13, 2017 Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:23
Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Jan 11, 2017 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial made a stand against the House bill seeking to impose a two-tier excise tax structure on cigarettes. "We have a number of health champions in Senate, and we're hoping that it will not push through in the Senate," Ubial said
Jan 12, 2017 Rappler (ph)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:26
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.
Jan 12, 2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:29
They have higher rates of cigarette smoking...Promote smoking cessation. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States and is the most significant risk factor for chronic lower respiratory disease.
Jan 12, 2017 PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2017 18:27
Of the Housing Authority of the City of Danville’s 1,196 residents, 646 are children and are part of a focus of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development smoke-free rule to provide a healthier living environment. Late last year, HUD Secreta
Jan 11, 2017 Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Jan 11, 2017 21:10
Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
Jan 10, 2017 The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07
Crop diversification in the world’s top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, but infrastructure limitations and industry subsidies make it a hard pitch to sell to farmers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Jan 11, 2017 CNBC
added Jan 11, 2017 12:45
People who earn less money, have lower levels of education and work blue-collar jobs are much more likely to smoke and suffer from tobacco-related diseases. Researchers typically use objective standards to assess socioeconomic status (SES), such as annua
Jan 10, 2017 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
Validity of a Subjective Financial Situation Measure to Assess Socioeconomic Status in US Young Adults.
This study provides evidence that subjective financial situation may be more robust than traditional SES indicators in predicting health outcomes among young adults, particularly for 18- to 24-year-olds, and should be considered a viable candidate measure
Jan 10, 2017 Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58