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[Asia-pacific, USA] Decreased Smoking Disparities Among Vietnamese and Cambodian Communities — Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Project, 2002–2006

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity selected this intervention analysis and discussion to provide an example of a program that might be effective for reducing tobacco use-related health disparities in the United States.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 21, 2014 14:59
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Fewer smokers in Colorado, but more among youth, people of color

according to the 2012 Attitudes and Behaviors Survey on Health recently released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “While we have made progress in reducing this grave public health threat, too many Coloradans still smoke,” said
North Denver (CO) News
added Apr 9, 2014 15:10
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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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Racial/Ethnic Differences Among Smokers: Revisited and Expanded to Help Seekers

Help-seeking Blacks may exhibit more risk factors for difficulty quitting compared with other groups. Hispanics may have some protective factors, such as lower dependence, but require attention to alcohol use and menthol smoking. Identifying preinterventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:04
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 29-Mar 31, 2014

AMICUS BRIEF by FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY. / AMICUS BRIEF by NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK OWNED BROADCASTERS, NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION. / AMICUS BRIEF by NATIONAL ASSOCATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE. / AMICUS BRIEF by VIA
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 22:05
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Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says

For the first time, lung cancer surpassed colorectal cancer to become the second most common invasive cancer in Hispanic men. Among Hispanic women, colorectal cancer remained more common than lung cancer, the CDC authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2014 12:41
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New Study Finds Smoking Rates Vary Widely by County – Proven Tobacco Control Measures Must Be Fully Implemented Across the U.S.

study provides new evidence for the effectiveness of tobacco control measures, ... underscores the need for every state and county to fully implement proven strategies that reduce tobacco use, including higher tobacco taxes, comprehensive smoke-free air l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2014 15:56
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Tobacco More Likely to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Poor and Latino Communities

Poverty and the racial makeup of a community are a good indications of whether someone can go into the neighborhood pharmacy and find a pack of  Marlboro cigarettes for sale, according to a Rutgers study. The new research ... , confirmed a disturbing t
Rutgers University
added Mar 24, 2014 01:20
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LeNOIR: Black Doctors See Devastating Impact of Tobacco Advertising

We totally support the Black publishers (National Newspaper Publishers Association) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters in their efforts to have their outlets added to the media list designated to run the tobacco industry’s “apology
Charleston (SC) Chronicle
added Mar 18, 2014 14:50
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ARCHIVE: Smokers Who Try E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking: Findings From a Multiethnic Study in Hawaii

Despite lack of evidence regarding efficacy, smokers treat e-cigarettes as valid alternatives to FDA-approved cessation aids. Research is needed to test the safety and efficacy of e-cigarettes as cessation aids.
American Journal of Public Health
added Mar 10, 2014 15:37
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