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[UK] Socioeconomic position and early adolescent smoking development: evidence from the British Youth Panel Survey (1994–2008) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increasing tobacco control in the UK is associated with reduced uptake and more quitting in early adolescence, but socioeconomic inequalities remain. Interventions should focus on reducing inequalities in initiation among early adolescents.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 8, 2014 07:55
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53
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CVS Health Announces Major Expansion of CVS/pharmacy's Annual Free Health Screening Campaign

Project Health will feature CVS Health's smoking cessation program...includes four important elements: an assessment of the smoker's readiness to quit; information and tools needed to quit; medication support to help curb the desire to use tobacco; and on
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:36
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[UK] CLARK: Stopping cancer: don't tell people to quit smoking, ban it

Quit smoking campaigns, even when communicated to the broad public, reinforce tobacco exposure as an individual choice alone...a focus on individual behaviour provides cover for the tobacco, food, beverage, and alcohol industries as they expand into devel
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:59
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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Impact of tobacco control interventions on socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: review of the evidence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco price via tax is the intervention with the greatest potential to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in smoking. Other measures studied appear unlikely to reduce inequalities in smoking without specific efforts to reach disadvantaged smoke
Tobacco Control
added Nov 13, 2014 21:30
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[UK-Scotland] Health inequality ‘Scotland’s greatest challenge’

coupled with decisive action to address alcohol consumption, reduce smoking rates, encourage active living, healthy eating, and promote positive mental health.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 10:02
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[UK-Scotland] Health inequality gap in Scotland narrows

Andrew Fraser, director of public health science at NHS Health Scotland, said: "Measures such as the ban on smoking in public places and minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol are likely to be effective, as would further regulation of the food industry.
BBC Online
added Oct 29, 2014 10:01
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SBP report reveals, Pakistanis blew away 250 billion in smoke

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29
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Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59
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