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[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33
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[New York] COOKE: Want to Limit the Use of Police Force? Limit the State

Presume that a person considers America to be a fundamentally racist place in which the police routinely treat blacks and other minorities with disdain. Shouldn’t that person then be keen to limit the number of instances in which those police come into co
National Review
added Dec 8, 2014 13:34
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Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers

Christopher S. Lathan, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, treats patients with the disease and discusses lung cancer among African Americans. Does lung cancer affect African American men more than other groups? Of all ethnic/racial and gender groups in
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:13
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Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40
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TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57
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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49
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CHEST, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. encourage COPD education among Hispanics during COPD Awareness Month Clinicians asked to provide Spanish-language COPD materials to their patients

committed to raising awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among the Hispanic community. Earlier this year, the Tome Un Respiro Spanish-language COPD awareness campaign was launched to specifically target education among U.S. Hispa
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:40
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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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[North Carolina] Report urges tobacco workers' rights

A report released on Wednesday by two members of the British Parliament asks tobacco companies to guarantee freedom of association for farm laborers, some of whom live in conditions described as squalid while toiling on North Carolina farms. Labor Party
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Nov 6, 2014 17:42
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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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