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Declining Death Rates Largely Due To Decreased Tobacco Exposure

IN THIS COUNTRY, the reductions in mortality rates for many conditions (heart disease and stroke; lung, breast, colon, cervical, and stomach cancers) suggests that tobacco policies are having important impacts; and that clinicians and patients together a
added Sep 20, 2015 21:51
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[New York] HOUSING HEALTH EQUITY: Addressing NYC Tobacco Disparities and Expanding Smoke-Free Housing

Housing Health Equity Forum City & State NY Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)... Experts will discuss strategies to address NYC’s tobacco-related health disparities as well as efforts to house health equity with smoke-free housin
added Sep 18, 2015 12:38

Rates Of Smoking Are Down, But Still High In The Military

an overall rate of 24 percent, even when controlling for education and income. This has prompted concern from military officials because of the clear and negative impact of smoking on health and performance, though the number is down from over 50 percent
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:00

78 groups call for tobacco education in head start programs public education youth/young adults

we’re leading the charge with 77 other non-profit and government agencies, corporations and individuals to urge the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include tobacco control measures as part of Head Start: the program that promotes sc
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:45

Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Higher-earning black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites...What's going on? For one thing, blacks had more risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and diabetes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 15, 2015 11:30

[UK] Huge increase in life expectancy: Britons now live average of 5.4 years longer than in 1990 - but only if they are wealthy

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 10:40

[UK] English life expectancy catches up with the west but poorest lag behind

“This study shows how successful the UK has been at reducing deaths from cardiovascular and other diseases through the application of research findings on behaviours such as diet and smoking to improve public health. “But the burden of disease remains hi
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:32

[UK] LETTER: BATES: The real challenge is to make e-cigarettes accessible for poor smokers

By saving money, improving wellbeing, relieving chronic illness, and reducing risks of serious disease, a switch from smoking to vaping could be a major life-enhancing option for the poorest smokers. ...creation of a supportive policy environment that doe
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:29

Drinking, smoking China Baosteel exec sacked for frugality breach

A top executive of China's Baosteel Group, the parent of Baoshan Iron & Steel, has been sacked for breaking Communist Party frugality rules, including smoking cigars and drinking expensive liquor during meetings, the party graft watchdog said.
added Sep 9, 2015 22:54

[UK] Stress leads 90% of mothers to resume smoking after pregnancy, study finds

Peer pressure, physiological changes and regaining a sense of identity among other factors driving mass relapse among those who quit while pregnant... ‘Many felt smoking after the birth of their child was acceptable provided they protected their baby fr
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:02
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