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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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Income Inequality and US Children’s Secondhand Smoke Exposure: Distinct Associations by Race–Ethnicity

We have found evidence of differential associations between SHS exposure and income inequality by race and ethnicity. Further examination of environments which engender SHS exposure among children across various racial/ethnic subgroups can foster a better
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 8, 2017 14:32
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Cancer deaths dropped 25% in two decades: Data reveal astonishing drop in fatalities - thanks to fewer smokers and closing the racial gap

There were 2.1million fewer cancer deaths than expected between 1991 and 2014 Experts hail the drop in smoking rates as well as early detection of disease There were also fewer deaths among minorities thanks to more widespread Affordable Care Act coverag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:36
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Cigarettes sale ban within army premises effective from 1st January 2017

In this small country, there are some people who are making a big show off - pretending that they are the heroes of preventing cigarette ...it was Dr. Danushka Dissanayake, attached to the Sri Lanka Army, who initiated his efforts to lay the foundation st
Asian Tribune
added Jan 2, 2017 00:15
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[Florida] Twin sisters make cigars to celebrate different shades of the Afro-Cuban diaspora

In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora. For sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 23, 2016 00:33
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits nor the potential risks of e-cigarettes exacerbate existing health inequalitie
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 23:52
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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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TOC: November 2016, Volume 25, Suppl 2: Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Flavoured tobacco products in the USA: synthesis of recent multidiscipline studies with implications for advancing tobacco regulatory science / Tobacco industry use of flavourings to promote smokeless tobacco products / Flavoured tobacco products and the
Tobacco Control
added Dec 14, 2016 17:19
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Non-smoker women have high prevalence of breathing trouble, cough

in International Journal of Chronic Diseases, researchers suggest that women who have never smoked are susceptible to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and that African American women are particularly vulnerable. Chronic obstructive pulmonary d
ANI (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:40
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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